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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.

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    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.
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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.
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    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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    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.

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.

Back to all reports

Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc. - $51,063.43 spent on 10 trips
81.5% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
18.5% spent on Republican Party

ENGEL, ELIOT - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
London, England - Israel
Purpose - Participate in meetings with elected and community leaders
Total Cost - $7,441.20

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
Israel
Purpose - Fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,596.90

NADLER, JERROLD LEWIS - Democratic Party
January 8, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (5 days)
Israel
Co-sponsor(s): United Jewish Appeal
Purpose - Fact finding
Total Cost - $3,320.00

WEINER, ANTHONY D - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,510.90

MIKULSKI, BARBARA - Democratic Party
February 8, 2003 - February 9, 2003 (2 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - To give a speech
Total Cost - $337.54

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
February 22, 2002 - February 24, 2002 (3 days)
Israel
Purpose - fact-finding travel
Total Cost - $3,392.89

SCHUMER, CHARLES E - Democratic Party
July 7, 2001 - July 10, 2001 (4 days)
Israel
Purpose - Meetings with Israeli leaders
Total Cost - $12,198.00

CAPUANO, MICHAEL EVERETT - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 18, 2005 (10 days)
Israel
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $5,810.40

KLINE, JOHN P - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose - Meetings with foreign leaders, fact-finding missions
Total Cost - $4,727.80

KENNEDY, MARK RAYMOND - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (5 days)
Israel
Purpose - Fact finding - learning viable information regarding homeland security, international relations, US - Israel relations
Total Cost - $4,727.80

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.