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WOLF, FRANK R, Republican Party
Virginia

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $25,969.43

Average cost per trip - $4,328.24
Total number of days spent traveling - 41 days
Rank of representative - 248 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation
Dates - December 8, 2000 - December 14, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Greece - Serbia - Croatia - Macedonia - Kosovo

Purpose - meetings w government officials and other National Prayer Breakfast activities
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,681.00
Lodging Cost - $360.00
Meal Cost - $275.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,316.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation, University of Nation
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (8 days)
Location(s) - Kona, HI

Purpose - meeting with government officials, outreach and other National Prayer Breakfast activities
Notes - spouse, Carolyn

Travel Cost - $2,632.50
Lodging Cost - $700.00
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,482.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation
Dates - April 15, 2001 - April 22, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Beirut, Lebanon

Purpose - meeting with government officials, outreach and other National Prayer Breakfast activities
Notes - Spouse Carolyn Wolf accompanied. (There were no lodging expenses disclosed for this week-long trip - and no dates listed at personal expense.)

Travel Cost - $1,901.08
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,901.08

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation
Dates - August 21, 2003 - August 29, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Albania - Rome, Italy

Purpose - meetings with government officials and other National Prayer Breakfast activities - meeting in Rome regarding world food program, hunger and foreign assistance
Notes - with spouse Carolyn Wolf

Travel Cost - $2,314.00
Lodging Cost - $210.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,524.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Trinity Forum
Dates - September 6, 2002 - September 7, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Royal Oak, MD

Purpose - leadership retreat for members. Osprey Point Leadership Center, MD
Notes - filed a year late - with spouse Carolyn Wolf - $70 other not specified

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $200.85
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost - $70.00
Total Cost - $670.85

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - February 14, 2004 - February 20, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Berlin, Germany - Munich, Germany

Purpose - U.S.-German Roundtable conference - visit embassy for briefings and meetings with U.S. government officials
Notes - Spouse - Carolyn Wolf - 2/15 - 2/17 paid at no expense

Travel Cost - $13,000.00
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost - $475.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $14,075.00

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?

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  • 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.