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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)

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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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Office of

Danny Davis


Total cost of 69 office trips: $148,874.05


Trips by Danny Davis
Total cost of congressperson's 43 trips: $81,119.88

Destination: GRAND CAYMAN ISLAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S. POLICY TOWARDS CUBA
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $5,568.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: PURE LOVE ALLIANCE
Purpose: SPEAK AT STUDENT CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,638.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $15,140.00
source

Destination: UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF
Sponsor: University of Arkansas
Purpose: CONFERENCE SPEAKER AT THE RURAL LIFE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $327.50
source

Destination: LITTLE ROCK, AK. TO NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.
Sponsor: Family Federation for World Peace and Unification
Purpose:
Date: Jan 27, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,650.00
source

Destination: LAGOS, NIGERIA
Sponsor: GOVERNOR BOLA A. TINUBU, LAGOS STATE NIGERIA
Purpose: ESTABLISH EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: May 26, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $6,980.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL TO TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: Africa Israel Asia International Group Ltd
Purpose: PURSUE PEACE PROCESS FOR EAST AFRICA
Date: Sep 10, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $8,745.20
source

Destination: CHICAGO TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: LOS ANGELES CHAPTER UAPB ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Purpose: EDUCATION SPEECH
Date: Oct 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $253.21
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS TO SHRIVEPORT HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
Sponsor: Greater Shreveport Human Relations Commission
Purpose: HUMAN RELATIONS SPEECH
Date: Dec 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,523.25
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICH
Sponsor: Democratic Socialists of America
Purpose: CAMPAIGN FOR DAVID BONIOR FOR GOV
Date: Jul 6, 2002
Expense: $338.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO TO HOUSTON, TX. TO WASH. D.C.
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: Jul 8, 2002
Expense: $1,459.09
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Association of Black County Officials
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONVENTION
Date: Jul 14, 2002
Expense: $561.00
source

Destination: JACKSON-GREENWOOD, MS
Sponsor: Greenwood Voters League
Purpose: BANQUET SPEAKER
Date: Dec 13, 2002
Expense: $420.00
source

Destination: ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Federation for World Peace
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT BANQUET
Date: Dec 26, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $430.68
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: National Education Association (NEA)
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Feb 8, 2003
Expense: $369.59
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK PSYCHOLOGISTS
Purpose: KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $438.00
source

Destination: HARTFORD, CONN.
Sponsor: SAVING OTHERS UTILIZING RESOURCES COLLECTIVELY FOR EMPOWERMENT INC
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THEIR 3RD ANNUAL WESTERN MASSACHUSETTE RECOVERY MONTH CELEBRATION
Date: Sep 2, 2003
Expense: $361.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
Sponsor: NATIONAL BAPTIST CONVENTION
Purpose: KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPEAKER
Date: Sep 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $827.73
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO NEW YORK-NEW YORK TO CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Universal Peace Federation
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH
Date: Oct 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $790.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO RALEIGH, NC TO CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONVENTION
Date: Oct 22, 2003
Expense: $525.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus
Purpose: PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Jan 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,526.40
source

Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Sponsor: United Auto Workers
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THEIR 3RD ANNUAL DIVERSITY DINNER CEREMONY
Date: Jan 17, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $286.20
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus
Purpose: STATE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $328.70
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: NORBECK COMMUNITY CHURCH
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR CHURCH'S 29TH ANNIVERSARY SERVICE
Date: Mar 21, 2004
Expense: $531.20
source

Destination: ST. THOMAS AND ST. CROIX, VIRGIN ISLANDS
Sponsor: Eli Lilly and Co
Purpose: MENTAL HEALTH ROUNDTABLE
Date: Apr 4, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,680.84
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
Sponsor: Association of Paroling Authorities International
Purpose: KEYNOTE AND DISCUSS PROPOSED LEGISLATION CONCERNING PUBLIC SAFETY EX-OFFENDER SELF SUFFICIENCY ACT
Date: May 2, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $697.80
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus
Purpose: PANELIST-STATE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 12, 2004
Expense: $617.60
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Sponsor: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
Purpose: PLENARY SESSION FEATURED SPEAKER AT 2004 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Jul 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $343.20
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Sponsor: National Association of Letter Carriers
Purpose:
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,080.46
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: National Urban League
Purpose: PANELIST AT THEIR 2004 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 23, 2004
Expense: $213.19
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Psychological Association
Purpose: BREAKFAST SPEAKER AT CONVENTION
Date: Jul 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,384.05
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: University of Arkansas
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER * 11TH ANNUAL SUMMER CONFERENCE GALA
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $150.00
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: Voyager Expanded Learning
Purpose: MEETING WITH CEO TO DISCUSS THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN CHICAGO AND THE RAISING OF READING SCORES
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $365.70
source

Destination: KIEV, UKRAINE
Sponsor: SELF RELIANCE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Purpose: ATTEND EVENTS COMMEMORATING UKRAINE'S 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE AND TO OBSERVE THE PREPARATION OF THEIR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BEING HELD IN OCTOBER
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,055.00
source

Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem
Purpose:
Date: Aug 28, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,963.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: CBC CHILD WELFARE BRAINTRUST "CHILD WELFARE FORUM"
Date: Sep 25, 2004
Expense: $351.70
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO TO ST. KITTS FROM ST. KITTS TO MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Carib News Corporation
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS. TRAVEL AND SOCIAL ISSUES.
Date: Nov 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,010.00
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX TO OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN STATE OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $783.28
source

Destination: SHANGHAI, CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association
Purpose: STUDY-ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS, ACCOMPANY CONSTITUENTS OF CHINESE HERITAGE
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,270.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL TO COLOMBO, SRI LANKA TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America
Purpose: TO VISIT TSUNAMI AFFECTED AREAS IN SRI LANKA
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,950.00
source

Destination: CLEVELAND, OHIO
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT FREEDOM FUND BANQUET
Date: Apr 9, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $493.90
source

Destination: WASH., DC TO CHARLOTTE, NC TO CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: NAACP and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT DAISY BATES FORUM ON EDUCATION
Date: May 13, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $538.91
source

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jul 5, 2005
Expense: $152.40
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Danny Davis

Tricia Barrentine
Richard Boykin
F Daniel Cantrell
Caleb Gilchrist
Jennifer Luciano
J J Piskadlo
Tumia Romero
Erika Smith



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.