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Trips by*

M H Sirh


Total cost of 9 trips: $20,915.38


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Davis

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MEETING - CONSUMER PRODUCTS EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jan 5, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,273.13
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ECONOMIC/EDUCATION
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $459.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: STAFF VISIT - BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,290.41
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW - TECH TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 5, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $364.50
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING - TRADE
Date: Jun 2, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,042.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,157.65
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: BELGIUM
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: COMMERCIAL AVIATION, TRADE FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $5,379.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: MAJOR TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION, LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,289.19
source



* - Trips by all travelers named M H Sirh.


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

    Learning from Video Games

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    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    Million-Dollar Teacher

    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.