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Trips by*

John Buckley


Total cost of 16 trips: $17,367.55


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Rangel

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose:
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Destination: W. PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Mar 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,425.00
source

Destination: SPRINGFIELD, MASS
Sponsor: Western New England College
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL TAX INSTITUTE
Date: Dec 8, 2000
Expense: $200.00
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: Financial Executives Institute
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Feb 9, 2001
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: American Law Institute
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Sep 5, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $980.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: MIDYEAR MEETING - PANEL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: MASSACHUSETTS SOCIETY OF CPAS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $537.55
source

Destination: NAPLES FLA.
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL
Date: Mar 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: RHODE ISLAND
Sponsor: NY STATE BAR ASSN
Purpose: SUMMER MEETING OF TAX SECTION OF NY STATE BAR ASSN
Date: Jul 19, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,033.50
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,267.00
source

Destination: ALL DAY SEMINAR ON 12/6/03
Sponsor: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPANT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $817.50
source

Destination: ARM HARBOR
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TAXATION OF FINANCING PRODUCT
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: BUFFALO, NY
Sponsor: GIFT PLANNING GROUP OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK & FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSN. OF NORTHEASTERN N.Y.
Purpose: PRESENTATION AT ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL
Date: May 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $419.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE HOUSING FINANCE AGENCIES
Purpose: SPEECH AND ATTENDANCE AT CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $295.00
source

Destination: TRIP TO BOSTON FOR CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $750.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,043.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Buckley.


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

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 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.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    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.