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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*

Brook Simmons


Total cost of 4 trips: $7,634.80


Trips traveled under the office of Don Nickles

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Nov 25, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,959.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TELECOM CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,235.00
source

Destination: GRAND CAYMAN, BWI
Sponsor: CENTER FOR FREEDOM & PROSPERITY / CAYMAN ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT MEETINGS, TAX POLICY CONFERENCE, CONGRESSIONAL STAFF PANEL
Date: May 26, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $1,752.20
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $688.60
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brook Simmons.


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

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  • 10.14.14

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  • 10.07.14

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  • 10.01.14

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