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Trips by*

Amitabha Bose


Total cost of 4 trips: $9,127.44


Trips traveled under the office of Robert Menendez

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: University of California at Los Angeles
Purpose: I WAS A PANELIST AT A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES, NEEDS AND CURRENT APPROACHES OF INDIAN-AMERICAN IN THE AMERICAN POLITICAL PROCESS
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $838.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: DURING THIS TRIP, I HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE BRIEFED ON THE ECONOMICS OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND TOUR BOEING'S BUILDING PLANTS.
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: NETWORK OF SOUTH ASIAN PROFESSIONALS
Purpose: I WAS THE SPEAKER AT A FORUM TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES, NEEDS AND CURRENT APPROACHES OF INDIAN-AMERICANS IN AMERICAN POLITICS
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $316.00
source

Destination: I MET WITH INDIAN GOVERNMENT, U.S. A.I.D., AND BUSINESS SECTOR OFFICIALS IN NEW DELHI, MUMBAI, AND BANGALORE.
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: I WAS A PART OF A CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT-FINDING TRIP TO INDIA. WE MET WITH OFFICIALS FROM THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT, U.S. A.I.D. AND THE BUSINESS SECTOR.
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $5,976.84
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* - Trips by all travelers named Amitabha Bose.


American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

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  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.