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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

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UDALL, MARK E, Democratic Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $13,796.14

Average cost per trip - $2,759.23
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 384 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Thompson Island Education Center
Dates - February 2, 2000 - February 3, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,242.50
Lodging Cost - $89.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,331.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - February 17, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - educational mission
Notes - took wife, Maggie L. Fox

Travel Cost - $8,141.00
Lodging Cost - $880.00
Meal Cost - $914.00
Other Cost - $590.00
Total Cost - $10,525.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National School Transportation Association, New York School Bus Contractors Association
Dates - July 20, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at the 39th annual meeting of the NSTA and NYSBCA in New York, NY
Notes - other covered transportation to and from the airport

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $52.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $527.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - July 19, 2004 - July 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - To participate in meetings with each of the sponsoring organizations.
Notes - Denver, CO - Chicago, IL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,093.85
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $38.79
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,132.64

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Third Way Institute, New Republic
Dates - September 16, 2005 - September 17, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Wye River, MD

Purpose - To participate in a national security retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Wye River, MD - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $154.00
Meal Cost - $92.40
Other Cost - $33.60
Total Cost - $280.00

Additional family members - No

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

    Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.
  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    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.
  • 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.