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A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Nora Bomar


Total cost of 6 trips: $37,693.30


Trips traveled under the office of Kay Granger

Destination:
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/MEETINGS
Date: Apr 18, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $10,526.94
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $920.84
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY - ANKARA, TURKEY - ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $17,221.70
source


Trips traveled under the office of Ron Packard

Destination: NICARAGUA
Sponsor: Luis R Cerna/Univ of Mobile Nicaragua
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $940.00
source

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $885.82
source

Destination: MOSCOW, ST. PETERSBURG AND SAROV, RUSSIA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,198.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nora Bomar.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.