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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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    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.
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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.
  • 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.

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.

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Winn Dixie Stores Inc. - $12,784.00 spent on 11 trips
27.5% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
72.5% spent on Republican Party

MILLER, JEFFERSON B - Republican Party
November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable discussion
Total Cost - $1,049.00

OTTER, C.L. BUTCH - Republican Party
March 15, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable discussions - food quality, bioterrorism
Total Cost - $1,220.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
March 15, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - meetings - food safe, bio-terrorism, food quality protection act
Total Cost - $1,220.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

TANNER, JOHN S - Democratic Party
January 22, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - meet w/ Winn Dixie officials
Total Cost - $1,243.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
November 17, 2000 - November 19, 2000 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - fact finding
Total Cost - $1,261.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable: country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable country of origin labeling and WIC reauthorization
Total Cost - $1,542.00

MILLER, JEFFERSON B - Republican Party
November 7, 2004 - November 9, 2004 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable discussion
Total Cost - $1,049.00

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.