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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.

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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.

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American Sugar Alliance - $40,288.18 spent on 14 trips
82.8% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
17.2% spent on Republican Party

COMBEST, LARRY - Republican Party
August 6, 2000 - August 8, 2000 (3 days)
Steamboat Springs, CO
Purpose - Talk about farm legislation
Total Cost - $1,929.37

ENGEL, ELIOT - Democratic Party
August 2, 2003 - August 8, 2003 (7 days)
Seattle, WA
Purpose - Not specified
Total Cost - $4,983.40

EWING, THOMAS W - Republican Party
August 7, 2000 - August 9, 2000 (3 days)
Steamboat Springs, CO
Purpose - Sweetener Symposium
Total Cost - $2,598.95

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
August 7, 2000 - August 9, 2000 (3 days)
Steamboat Springs, CO
Purpose - speech
Total Cost - $2,653.90

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
August 4, 2001 - August 7, 2001 (4 days)
Sun Valley, ID
Purpose - speech
Total Cost - $3,848.40

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
August 2, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (4 days)
Blaine, WA
Purpose - Speech
Total Cost - $1,458.47

BREAUX, JOHN B - Democratic Party
August 3, 2002 - August 7, 2002 (5 days)
Bernalillo, NM
Purpose - Keynote Speaker at 19th annual International Sweetener Symposium. Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa
Total Cost - $6,957.16

FOLEY, MARK - Republican Party
August 7, 2004 - August 11, 2004 (5 days)
Denver, CO
Purpose - Speaking Engagement
Total Cost - $1,186.22

CONRAD, KENT - Democratic Party
August 8, 2004 - August 9, 2004 (2 days)
Vail, CO
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $1,134.50

STABENOW, DEBBIE - Democratic Party
August 8, 2004 - August 10, 2004 (3 days)
Vail, CO
Purpose - Speaking Engagement
Total Cost - $4,041.00

THOMAS, CRAIG - Republican Party
August 8, 2004 - August 9, 2004 (2 days)
Vail, CO
Purpose - Speech at International Sweetener Symposium
Total Cost - $951.75

ABERCROMBIE, NEIL - Democratic Party
August 7, 2004 - August 12, 2004 (6 days)
Vail, CO
Purpose - Speech
Total Cost - $5,725.76

MELANCON, CHARLES J - Democratic Party
August 6, 2005 - August 8, 2005 (3 days)
Sun Valley, ID
Purpose - Speech to symposium
Total Cost - $2,544.80

SIMPSON, MICHAEL KEITH - Republican Party
August 9, 2005 - August 10, 2005 (2 days)
not specified
Purpose - To speak at the August 10th breakfast session of the 22nd International Sweetener symposium
Total Cost - $274.50

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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.