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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.

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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

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POE, TED, Republican Party
Texas

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $3,210.00

Average cost per trip - $535.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 530 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Victim Services Center
Dates - July 7, 2005 - July 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Luncheon/speaking engagement centered on Congressman Poe. Keynote speaker for Victim Services Center )Serving Crime Victims"
Notes - Houston, TX - Orlando, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $336.40
Lodging Cost - $189.54
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.94

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia
Dates - July 23, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaker at their 2005 Summer Conference Topic: Creative Sentencing
Notes - Washington, DC - Jacksonville, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $630.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $630.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Polygraph Assn
Dates - August 4, 2005 - August 5, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Featured speaker at the American Polygraph Association banquet for their 40th annual seminar in San Antonio
Notes - Houston - San Antonio - Houston

Travel Cost - $214.40
Lodging Cost - $115.58
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $429.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Texas State Bondsman Conference
Dates - November 11, 2005 - November 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Speaker for conference
Notes - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $152.40
Lodging Cost - $173.08
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $325.48

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Victim Assistance Administrators & State Crime Compensation Programs, State Crime Victim Compensation Programs
Dates - November 4, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference held in Albuquerque, NM. Topic: Crime, victims' rights caucus
Notes - Washington, DC - Albuquerque, NM - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $790.10
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $790.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
Dates - November 13, 2005 - November 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Denver, CO

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference
Notes - Houston, TX - Denver, CO / Denver, CO - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $413.10
Lodging Cost - $95.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $508.10

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.