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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.

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    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

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    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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Corning Inc. - $14,604.45 spent on 10 trips
12.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
88.0% spent on Republican Party

BOEHLERT, SHERWOOD - Republican Party
May 30, 2001 - May 30, 2001 (1 days)
Corning, NY
Purpose - Official business, plant tours, briefings on legislation
Total Cost - $553.33

BURR, RICHARD M - Republican Party
January 5, 2000 - January 5, 2000 (1 days)
Wilmington, NC
Purpose - legislative briefing and tour
Total Cost - $828.50

BURR, RICHARD M - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - public policy conference
Total Cost - $2,469.00

GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - Corning Public Policy conference
Total Cost - $841.00

HAYES, ROBERT C (ROBIN) - Republican Party
January 5, 2000 - January 5, 2000 (1 days)
Wilmington, NC
Purpose - Education
Total Cost - $848.50

HOUGHTON, AMORY JR - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - public policy forum
Total Cost - $2,597.06

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - participate in public policy conference
Total Cost - $2,066.00

NICKLES, DONALD LEE - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - Participate in the Augusta Public Policy Conference
Total Cost - $2,646.56

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
June 22, 2002 - June 22, 2002 (1 days)
Rochester, NY
Purpose - fact-finding travel. Rochester, NY - New York City
Total Cost - $388.50

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
April 29, 2003 - April 29, 2003 (1 days)
Corning, NY
Purpose - site visit
Total Cost - $1,366.00

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.