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

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I-49 International Coalition - $6,824.37 spent on 6 trips
58.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
41.4% spent on Republican Party

ALEXANDER, RODNEY - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Texarkana, AR - Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - To educate members of the public on the importance and status of work of the I-94 project and to increase the project's likelihood for funding in the upcoming federal highway program reauthorization legislation.
Total Cost - $1,776.69

BOOZMAN, JOHN N - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 23, 2003 (1 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR
Purpose - To tour the proposed route for the continuation of the Interstate 49
Total Cost - $192.50

JOHN, CHRIS - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Lafayette, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Traveled route of I-49
Total Cost - $1,245.44

MCCRERY, JAMES OTIS III - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Texarkana, TX - Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Shreveport, LA
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $853.19

ROSS, MICHAEL A - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Lafayette, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - for member of congress and their staffs to view the I-49 route from Kansas City, MO to the Port of New Orleans and to create dialog and awareness through public meetings with Members of Congress and the I-49 International Coalition.
Total Cost - $1,261.11

SANDLIN, MAX - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Shreveport, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - congressional tour of I-49 route
Total Cost - $1,495.44

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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.