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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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Trips by*

Sylvia Brown


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,905.81


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Ross

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ENRICHMENT
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,418.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 8, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $609.90
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $706.00
source

Destination: SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC, HEWLETT-PACKARD CO., INTEL CORP., SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC., SOLECTRON CORP.
Purpose: TO ALLOW CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO SEE FIRST-HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH TECH MANUFACTURING THROUGH A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS & DISCUSSION FORUMS
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,069.80
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: American Association for Homecare
Purpose: HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW
Date: Oct 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,152.11
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sylvia Brown.


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

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.