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Trips sponsored by

Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Total cost of 10 trips: $85,100.00


Traveler: Thomas Kahn (from the office of John Spratt)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: James Keena (from the office of Thomas Allen)
Destination: SULTANATE OF OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Gene Smith (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Sam Gejdenson)
Destination: MUSCAT, OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACTFINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Eric Johnson (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Samuel Stratman (from the office of Henry Hyde)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Bradley Ayers (from the office of Roger Wicker)
Destination: TOUR OF OMANI BUSINESS & MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Jodi Smith (from the office of Doug Bereuter)
Destination: MUSCAT, OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Jameel Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source



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.