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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

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    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

George Rogers


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,364.15


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Burton

Destination: TAIWAN-HONG KONG
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,875.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO NEW YORK CITY & IBM FACILITIES IN N.Y.
Sponsor: IBM Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND GOVERNMENT R&D ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $807.96
source


Trips traveled under the office of David Dreier

Destination: WASH. DC TO IAD (DULLES) TO SAN FRANCISCO/PALO ALTO & RETURN
Sponsor: Business Software Alliance
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,043.20
source

Destination: BICAMERAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: POLICY
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING ABOUT TECHNOLOGY, TREVIS, TELECOM
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,670.77
source

Destination: DC TO CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: GE/N.W ENERGY ASSOCIATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES & IP
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,239.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named George Rogers.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.