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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.

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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*

Jessica Wallace


Total cost of 11 trips: $17,877.15


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: PRESENTATION & SITE VISITS
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,591.02
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: ALTV AND DISNEY
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL; VISIT CEO/PRESIDENT COO
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,380.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEAK ON 2 PANELS
Date: Apr 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $640.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,157.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATION OR ISSUES FALLING THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,033.57
source

Destination:
Sponsor: CES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING STAFF SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,940.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TOUR SBC FACILITIES, MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.45
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT FINDING & SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: May 4, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,433.02
source

Destination:
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ EXECUTIVES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TOUR CES FLOOR, MEETINGS W/ MEMBER COMPANIES
Date: Nov 30, 2002
Expense: $2,082.13
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: Apr 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,406.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jessica Wallace.


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.