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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.

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Fleishman-Hillard Inc. - $17,214.78 spent on 7 trips
0.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
100.0% spent on Republican Party

SKEEN, JOE - Republican Party
September 22, 2000 - September 22, 2000 (1 days)
Carlsbad, NM
Purpose - Attend/participate in DOE ceremony at WIPP site
Total Cost - $1,583.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
February 19, 2001 - February 20, 2001 (2 days)
Menlo Park, CA
Purpose - technology conference
Total Cost - $481.40

CRAIG, LARRY E - Republican Party
August 25, 2000 - August 27, 2000 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - Meetings and briefings with company officials on resource issues.
Total Cost - $4,760.38

SMITH, ROBERT - Republican Party
August 25, 2000 - August 27, 2000 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - overview for senators of work done by wgI and relation to congressional agenda
Total Cost - $7,220.00

CRAIG, LARRY E - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost -

HASTINGS, DOC - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Stuart Island, Canada
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost -

HASTINGS, DOC - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Stuart Island, Canada
Purpose - To attend and participate in an energy symposium focused on national energy policy
Total Cost - $3,170.00

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.