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SCHULTZ, DEBBIE WASSERMAN, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $25,729.29

Average cost per trip - $4,288.22
Total number of days spent traveling - 22 days
Rank of representative - 251 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - NYSE
Dates - March 6, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Tour of NYSE (Congressional Trip)
Notes - Ft Lauderdale via New York (LGA) / New York via Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $563.40
Lodging Cost - $358.39
Meal Cost - $237.47
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,159.26

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Dates - March 21, 2005 - March 24, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Krakow, Poland - Warsaw, Poland

Purpose - Fact finding mission
Notes - Washington, DC - Krakow, Poland - Warsaw, Poland - Ft Lauderdale, FL

Travel Cost - $4,391.00
Lodging Cost - $564.00
Meal Cost - $166.00
Other Cost - $37.00
Total Cost - $5,158.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Face the Nation CBS News
Dates - March 26, 2005 - March 27, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Washington, DC

Purpose - Press Interview - Live
Notes - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Washington, DC - Ft Lauderdale, FL

Travel Cost - $1,170.98
Lodging Cost - $300.72
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,471.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - April 17, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Visited Chicago Board of Trade
Notes - Chicago, IL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $691.90
Lodging Cost - $505.89
Meal Cost - $171.90
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,369.69

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Pharmacists Assn
Dates - April 1, 2005 - April 4, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - To provide legislative overview on prescription drug issues
Notes - Ft Lauderdale - Orlando Including spouse

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $366.21
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $366.21

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - German Marshall Foundation of the US, Robert Bosch Stiftung
Dates - July 5, 2005 - July 10, 2005 (6 days)
Location(s) - Frankfurt, Germany - Berlin, Germany - Munich, Germany

Purpose - Congressional trip to Congress Bundestag Forum 2005
Notes - Miami - Frankfurt - Berlin - Munich - Miami Including spouse

Travel Cost - $14,090.40
Lodging Cost - $1,641.00
Meal Cost - $401.03
Other Cost - $72.00
Total Cost - $16,204.43

Additional family members -

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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.