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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)

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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

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Office of

Jesse Jackson


Total cost of 68 office trips: $152,353.97


Trips by Jesse Jackson
Total cost of congressperson's 44 trips: $113,277.09

Destination: MINNEPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: MINNESOTA SPEAKERS FORUM
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 23, 2000
Expense: $1,048.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 25, 2000
Expense: $86.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL - LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Smiley Group Inc
Purpose: PANELIST
Date: Aug 11, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $2,231.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA - PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 19, 2000
Expense: $274.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Chitrahar Broadcasting
Purpose: SPEAKER/RECIPIENT OF AWARD
Date: Aug 19, 2000
Expense: $980.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - JACKSONVILLE, FL - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: People for the American Way Foundation
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 27, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,329.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: General Mills
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jan 14, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,387.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: NORTHEAST ACTION CONFERENCE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 10, 2001
Expense: $198.00
source

Destination: DXB - DOH
Sponsor: Islamic Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Apr 5, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $19,500.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Morehouse School of Medicine
Purpose: RECEIPT OF HONORARY DEGREE
Date: May 19, 2001
Expense: $1,504.00
source

Destination: N YORK
Sponsor: Nation, The
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $892.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Americans for Democratic Action
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 23, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,110.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA - OAKLAND, CA - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 24, 2001
Expense: $2,251.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Human Rights Campaign
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 13, 2001
Expense: $3,832.75
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Nov 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $3,559.63
source

Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Sponsor: OHIO COMMISSION ON MINORITY HEALTH
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Mar 27, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,472.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - DALLAS, TX - SAN JOSE, CA
Sponsor: Boy Scouts of America and affiliates
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Apr 11, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $5,510.99
source

Destination: SAN JOSE, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Apr 13, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $3,382.79
source

Destination: NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Date: May 11, 2002
Expense: $586.50
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Meharry Medical College
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Date: May 18, 2002
Expense: $238.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Tom Joyner Foundation
Purpose: PANELIST FOR THE BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM THINK TANK
Date: May 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $5,934.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - BILOXI, MS - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Magnolia Bar Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $8,070.00
source

Destination: NASSAU, BAHAMAS - LOS ANGELES - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,141.83
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $4,999.11
source

Destination: CHATTANOOGA
Sponsor: NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 21, 2003
Expense: $869.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO - NEW ORLEANS - WASHINGTON
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,029.00
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NC
Sponsor: University of North Carolina
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,002.43
source

Destination: CARBONDALE
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 9, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $645.00
source

Destination: DETROIT
Sponsor: Human Rights Campaign
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 15, 2003
Expense: $794.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: National Medical Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,517.00
source

Destination: LITTLE ROCK, AR - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 20, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,417.49
source

Destination: CHICAGO - ATLANTA
Sponsor: MINORITY HEALTH PROFESSIONS FOUNDATION
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 8, 2004
Expense: $411.70
source

Destination: ATLANTA - NEW ORLEANS - CHICAGO
Sponsor: STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 9, 2004
Expense: $825.30
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - NY
Sponsor: New Democracy Project
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 15, 2004
Expense: $146.70
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: PUGET SOUND ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 22, 2004
Expense: $1,273.20
source

Destination: BOSTON - SAN DIEGO - CHICAGO
Sponsor: National Medical Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jul 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $8,456.80
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: URBAN ISSUES BREAKFAST FORUM
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Sep 2, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $3,233.20
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,494.39
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 15, 2004
Expense: $2,022.70
source

Destination: SYRACUSE, NY
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING ON ENVIRONMENTAL/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
Date: Jan 29, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,549.72
source

Destination: CHICAGO-GREENSBORO, NC-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS CENTER & MUSEUM
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jan 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $749.46
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-RALEIGH, NC-CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: St Augustine College
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT-COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Date: May 7, 2005
Expense: $338.80
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-AUSTIN, TX-CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Democracy for Texas
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 18, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $589.60
source

Destination: TEL AVIV, JERUSALEM
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 1, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $11,392.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jesse Jackson

Kristopher Anderson
Theresa Caldwell
Charles Dujon
Kenneth Edmonds
Frank Watkins



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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.