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Step Inside a British Airways Concorde!
January 14, 2020

The fastest Atlantic crossing by any Concorde occurred on February 7, 1996 and took only 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 59 seconds. This record-breaking plane—the Concorde Alpha Delta G-BOAD—is now available for students to explore at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Pier 86. The new 20-minute Concorde Aircraft Experience takes visitors inside one of […]

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Natural Treasures Found on An Alaskan Adventure
January 14, 2020

Barb Murzyn, an AP Biology, Ecology/Environmental Science and Chemistry teacher at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, became involved in student travel about 18 years ago when taking her AP Biology classes to National Lakeshores to study plants and ecology concepts. “I realized how easily the students understood the material when they took […]

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A Longtime Love for the Gateway City
January 8, 2020

Jeff Hahn, an eighth-grade teacher at Cross Lutheran School in Yorkville, Illinois, has been taking his students to St. Louis, Missouri, for the past 17 years. Hahn taught multiple grade levels throughout his 31 years with the school before taking over the eighth-grade teaching position, which sparked his passion for student travel. “The eighth-grade class […]

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Where Students Are Encouraged to Get Loud!
January 8, 2020

The Garage, which opened July 1, 2019, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, is a great way for music fans of all ages to go beyond the typical museum visit and get the chance to play rock star for a day. “There’s nothing better than the thrill of cranking up the volume on an […]

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Remarkably Historic: Exploring France
December 20, 2019

Ideal for those wanting an authentic European experience, France features several cities and regions worth exploring—many with remarkable UNESCO World Heritage sites. Whether seeking cultural immersion, culinary traditions, solemn remembrances of historic events, breathtaking architecture or unforgettable art, France should be at the top of your list for international student travel. Start in the North… […]

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