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    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Kathryn Scott


Total cost of 15 trips: $15,317.17


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: WYE WOODS CONFERENCE CENTER, QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $285.00
source

Destination: TAMPA, PLANT CITY, LAKE WALES FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $823.92
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TOBACCO PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $552.72
source

Destination: CHESAPEAKE FARMS, MD
Sponsor: EI du Pont de Nemours and Co
Purpose: TOUR FARM & DISCUSS BIOTECHNOLOGY
Date: Oct 30, 2000
Expense: $63.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Sponsor: HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES & BIO
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOTECH DEVELOPMENTS
Date: Nov 14, 2000
Expense: $51.00
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NC; ST. LOUIS, MO; MEMPHIS, TN; GREENVILLE, MS; NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: COTTON INDUSTRY EDUCATION & ORIENTATION TOUR
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,271.24
source

Destination: IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF IDAHO AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 13, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $816.71
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Sponsor: St Louis Agri-Business Club
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT AGRICULTURE & BUSINESSES AROUND ST. LOUIS
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $618.25
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination:
Sponsor: University of Virginia
Purpose: ATTEND PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $622.72
source

Destination: WICHITA, KANSAS
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: DISCUSS INDUSTRY CONCERNS REGARDING FOOD SAFETY & COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,912.30
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA DEPT. OF AG & CONSUMER SERVICES FLORIDA FARM BUREAU, FLORIDA FRUIT & VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION
Purpose: REVIEW STATE & FEDERAL COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING LAWS
Date: Jul 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $943.50
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OREGON
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Purpose: DISCUSS NURSERY INDUSTRY OF OREGON & SUDDEN OOK DEATH
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,584.27
source

Destination: WINNIPEG, MANITOBA & CALGARY, ALBERTA
Sponsor: Government of Canada
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE INTEGRATED NORTH AMERICAN AG INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,800.00
source

Destination: GREENSBORO, PINEHURST & KITTY HAWK, NC
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,750.00
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU
Purpose: DISCUSS AG ISSUES IMPORTANT TO NC PRODUCERS
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $222.54
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kathryn Scott.


American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.