Washington D.C.

Honoring the Vision of President Eisenhower
September 22, 2020

After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the formal dedication of The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place Thursday, September 17, 2020. The Memorial, commissioned by Congress in 1999, honors the legacy of the World War II Supreme Allied Commander and nation’s 34th President. Emceed by Bret Baier, the early evening […]

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Top 10 Student Destinations 2019: United States
July 15, 2019

SYTA member tour operators selected these 10 cities as the top United States travel destinations favored by students and teachers for 2019. 1: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Home to some of the most renowned museums and monuments in the world, New York City offers students a chance to delve into the worlds of hands-on learning, […]

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U.S. Civil Rights Trail: An Essential Journey
January 22, 2019

The fight for American civil rights spanned decades, cities and states—from Topeka, Kansas, all the way to Washington, D.C. The U.S. Civil Rights Trail allows student groups to chart the course of the movement and embark on a journey of meaningful discovery while ensuring the true stories that changed history are never lost. With more than 100 […]

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Top 10 Student Destinations 2018: United States
September 5, 2018

Member tour operators belonging to the Student & Youth Travel Association, SYTA, selected these 10 cities as the Top United States Travel Destinations favored by students and teachers for 2018. NO. 1, WASHINGTON, D.C. Washington, D.C., is a historical, political and cultural center where prominent figures—past and present—converge. Home to some of the United States’ most important […]

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You Can’t Say That in School?!
August 7, 2018

Cyberbullying. Religious clubs. Confederate flag T-shirts. Student walkouts. What do all these things have in common? They’re all topics students will learn about when visiting the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Read on to learn more about the classes available. Have your students debate these timely and relevant topics in the “You Can’t Say That in School?!” class […]

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