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Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

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BOYD, F ALLEN JR, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $10,245.35

Average cost per trip - $1,463.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 428 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Moneytree, Inc. --Dennis Basford, Moneytree CEO
Dates - June 13, 2002 - June 16, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Alder, MT

Purpose - informative/discussion leader at town hall meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,274.50
Lodging Cost - $1,200.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,474.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Dates - March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - GA

Purpose - informative
Notes -

Travel Cost - $689.00
Lodging Cost - $1,300.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,389.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - January 22, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Letter attached: "estimating the lowest first class air travel from Washington to Jacksonville is the responsibility of your office"

Travel Cost - $1,132.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $56.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,247.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dairy Farmers of America
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - MN - SD

Purpose - Fact finding/agricultural education
Notes - Other costs are for guides and licenses

Travel Cost - $1,211.00
Lodging Cost - $128.40
Meal Cost - $33.00
Other Cost - $965.00
Total Cost - $2,337.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Farm Bureau Federation
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speech on FQPA
Notes - Other costs are for parking at hotel

Travel Cost - $210.75
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $10.00
Total Cost - $220.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - round table discussions/fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $900.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $90.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,049.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Alabama Electric Co-Op
Dates - August 26, 2004 - August 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL

Purpose - Featured speaker at AE Co-Op's board mtg. Meet & greet w/ board members in Montgomery (AE & West FL Electric Co-Op members)
Notes - Tallahassee, FL - Montgomery, AL

Travel Cost - $527.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $527.70

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

Recent Posts

  • 07.02.15

    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.
  • 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?