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Don’t Ruin It for the Rest of the Class
April 3, 2019

The saying “One bad apple spoils the whole bunch” could apply to travel if you don’t set guidelines, enforce rules and discipline anyone ruining the experience for others. The Jackson Five sang “One Bad Apple,” about a situation in which a person’s negative demeanor and bad behavior affected another. One person’s words or actions can […]

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Expanded and Reimagined
March 27, 2019

The Museum of Modern Art has announced that MoMA will open its expanded campus on October 21, 2019, with a reimagined presentation of modern and contemporary art. The expansion—developed by MoMA with architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with Gensler—adds more than 40,000 square feet of gallery spaces for student groups to enjoy and […]

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Scholarships for Student Travel: What You Need to Know
March 27, 2019

With the benefits of student travel so evident, it’s unsettling to think financial reasons alone keep many students—especially those on free and reduced lunch programs—from experiencing travel. SYTA research indicates 74 percent of teachers believe travel has a positive impact on students’ personal development, yet 86 percent note the barrier they see keeping students from […]

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What’s Your Plan B?
March 27, 2019

When leading students on travel at home or internationally, a well-developed plan for the adventure is required. What’s often overlooked is having plan B if plan A doesn’t work out. That backup plan addresses what to do when things go wrong. Converse with your travel organizer before your trip. You should know what support to […]

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A Roarin’ Good Time!
March 20, 2019

This May, an all-new attraction coming to Lake George, New York, will transport students back to a prehistoric time when dinosaurs roamed the planet. Dino Roar Valley at Lake George Expedition Park, situated on 46-acres in the Adirondacks, will let students explore and immerse themselves into unique outdoor environments that transport them to other places through […]

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