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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 Assn of Airport Executives - $297,802.83 spent on 45 trips
24.1% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
75.9% spent on Republican Party

CALLAHAN, HERBERT L - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - participant in 2002 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $8,798.28

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference, discussion with industry
Total Cost - $4,257.00

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - discussion of current aviation issues
Total Cost - $6,319.32

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (10 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - speak at national conference on transportation security issues in Kona
Total Cost - $5,967.28

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/panel discussion
Total Cost - $4,330.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $8,286.70

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participation in aviation panels.
Total Cost - $5,630.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/participation in panel discussion
Total Cost - $7,213.68

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $685.75

EMERSON, JO ANN H - Republican Party
January 7, 2004 - January 13, 2004 (7 days)
Koloa, HI
Purpose - educational
Total Cost - $13,531.60

HAYWORTH, JD - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Attended the annual Aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
February 21, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - 2000 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,385.00

MENENDEZ, ROBERT - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Honolulu, HI
Purpose - panel member at conference
Total Cost - $4,928.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
April 20, 2000 - April 24, 2000 (5 days)
HI
Purpose - Discuss airport issue - AIR21; appropriations
Total Cost - $4,200.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participate on panel and attend panels on airplane industry and airport facilities, issues
Total Cost - $4,819.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,149.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
February 20, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Participate in aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $4,725.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 14, 2001 (8 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - participate in 2001 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $6,415.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 13, 2002 (8 days)
Palm Springs, CA - Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,998.50

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - attended the annual aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 2, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (4 days)
San Diego, CA - San Francisco, CA
Purpose - legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues.
Total Cost - $1,635.84

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 9, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (8 days)
Lihue, HI - San Diego, CA
Purpose - participate in 2004 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,634.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 3, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $7,808.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kailua, HI - Kona, HI
Purpose - 2003 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $647.08

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (8 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - aviation industry conference
Total Cost - $14,102.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (8 days)
HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $5,375.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $6,025.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,702.84

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 6, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (3 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - To participate in the 2001 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $5,311.96

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (5 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Aviation issues conference in Hawaii. Panel discussions and debates
Total Cost - $4,657.86

MURRAY, PATTY - Democratic Party
January 5, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Speaking engagement at AAAE conference. Seattle, WA - Kona, HI
Total Cost -

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 13, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participating in Panel Discussions and Meetings
Total Cost - $7,590.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 1, 2004 - August 5, 2004 (5 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues
Total Cost - $2,946.66

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 19th Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,811.22

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $3,943.80

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 15, 2005 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participated in 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $12,636.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate on a panel; meet with FAA
Total Cost - $6,227.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Attend and participate in the AAAE Conference
Total Cost - $12,239.02

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $5,881.00

LOTT, TRENT - Republican Party
January 10, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - To address conference
Total Cost - $6,028.74

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 11, 2005 (4 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate in Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,523.11

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $6,329.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Lihue, HI - Kauai, HI
Purpose - Attend 2004 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $12,850.75

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 5, 2005 - July 10, 2005 (6 days)
Dublin, Ireland
Purpose -
Total Cost - $12,383.20

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 30, 2005 - August 1, 2005 (3 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Participation in Aviation Security Conference
Total Cost - $2,218.00

American RadioWorks |
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.