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HOLDEN, TIM, Democratic Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $12,136.78

Average cost per trip - $3,034.20
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 404 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - New York Mercantile Exchange
Dates - June 22, 2001 - June 22, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Discuss energy functions of exchange
Notes -

Travel Cost - $328.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $110.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $438.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Counties
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 14, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Clair, PA

Purpose - Address the Transportation Steering Committee of NACo
Notes - Spouse Gwen Holden accompanied.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $229.42
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $229.42

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Railroads, Burlington Northern & Sante Fe
Dates - July 5, 2001 - July 9, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Casper, WY - Cody, WY - Jackson Hole, WY

Purpose - Attend the AAR legislative conference.
Notes - Spouse Gwen Holden accompanied.

Travel Cost - $4,712.28
Lodging Cost - $784.28
Meal Cost - $654.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,150.56

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Assn of Railroads
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 10, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - FL

Purpose - To provide a comprehensive overview of the condition of the railroads and an examination of current transportation policy issues
Notes - Harrisburg, PA - Florida - Harrisburg, PA Including spouse

Travel Cost - $2,714.80
Lodging Cost - $1,554.00
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,318.80

Additional family members - Yes

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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.