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

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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.

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American RadioWorks |
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

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    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.
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Business Government Relations Council - $24,018.90 spent on 10 trips
88.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
12.0% spent on Republican Party

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
October 18, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (2 days)
Lewisburg, WV
Purpose - Speaker at Business Government Relations Council's annual meeting
Total Cost - $3,485.22

BAYH, EVAN - Democratic Party
October 18, 2002 - October 20, 2002 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - Speech at the Business Government Relations Council Meeting
Total Cost - $3,339.16

BAYH, EVAN - Democratic Party
October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - To speak at the Business Government Relations Council Annual Conference/Meeting
Total Cost - $3,440.00

BREAUX, JOHN B - Democratic Party
October 17, 2002 - October 20, 2002 (4 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - Speak at the BGRC annual meeting
Total Cost - $2,035.00

COCHRAN, THAD - Republican Party
October 19, 2001 - October 21, 2001 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Co-sponsor(s): CSX Corporation, BP
Purpose - To address Business-Government Relations Council annual meeting
Total Cost - $974.00

WARNER, JOHN WILLIAM - Republican Party
October 19, 2001 - October 21, 2001 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - To participate and be keynote speaker for the Annual business Government Relations Council meeting
Total Cost - $1,900.00

CARPER, THOMAS R - Democratic Party
October 17, 2003 - October 18, 2003 (2 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - spoke on panel regarding class action reform, with a number of members of congress
Total Cost - $1,486.60

SCOTT, DAVID ALBERT - Democratic Party
October 15, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - Guest Speaker at the GoBusiness-Government Relations Council 2004 Annual Meeting
Total Cost - $3,317.92

CARPER, THOMAS R - Democratic Party
October 15, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - Annual Meeting, Senator Carper addressed attendees regarding issues facing Congress,
Total Cost - $2,141.10

LANDRIEU, MARY L - Democratic Party
October 15, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (3 days)
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Purpose - Speaker at Annual Meeting
Total Cost - $1,899.90

American RadioWorks |
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.