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I just posted this as a reply to another thread, but this
is something everyone involved with a student tour of any
kind should know!!!

Some teachers rake in THOUSANDS in stipends on a per head
basis
from these companies for their work putting the trip
together
(stipend is built into the trip cost)...I have no problem
with
someone earning a free trip and perhaps a small stipend
for their
time and efort. But, often these RATS are raking in
thousands of
dollars PLUS their trip is free. They could not take as
much and
negotiate a lower price for the families that often
struggle to
pay for them...THESE PEOPLE ARE THE LOWEST FORM OF LIFE.

I know these things because I worked in the student travel
business fro quite some time...I have seen stipends as
high as
$200.00 per head for a trip with 175 kids. YES....That rat
got a
$35,000 check while each of his students pa...See More
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On 5/28/08, Tom wrote:
> I just posted this as a reply to another thread, but this
> is something everyone involved with a student tour of any
> kind should know!!!
>
> Some teachers rake in THOUSANDS in stipends on a per head
> basis
> from these companies for their work putt...See More
Jun 19, 2008
genef I'm just curious. Are you angry about anyone making any profit off of the kids - travel companies, hotels, airlines, restaurants and tour directors, or is it just the teachers. Teachers are the ones who work the hardest and risk the most. Should they be the only ones who donate their time? Or maybe you are you just a confused socialist who thinks a...See More
Jun 29, 2008
jenjen On 5/31/08, Virginia wrote: > Actually I do get a stipend as well and it is a very generous > one. However, with the extra money, I use it for shopping etc. > One time I had enough extra to buy a jetski. School trips are > very profitable for teachers. I love doing the tours and it's a > way to earn or scam (ha Ha ) some extra cash. ...See More
Feb 18, 2009
A.M. Davis On 5/29/08, Virginia wrote: > I have done this for years. I have paid for many of my own > vacation trips with the extra money from my school trips. I > see nothing wrong with it at all. Most parents are more > than willing to have their kids go on a field trip sponsored > and supervised by school employees. What is your beef with &g...See More
Apr 4, 2009
Alfred br> > What's wrong with it?!!! > You have forfeited your fiduciary trust and responsibility. > > We're in a financial mess in this country because of people > like you - lots of justification and rationalization for > immoral behavior.

First, I think you have no idea what the term "fiduciary trust" means. There is, leg...See More
Apr 18, 2009


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