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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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Trips sponsored by

American Jewish Congress


Total cost of 7 trips: $16,659.35


Traveler: Ann Norris (from the office of Loretta Sanchez)
Destination: MEXICO CITY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, BUSINESS & TRADE PROMOTION
Date: Aug 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,571.22
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Traveler: Loretta Sanchez (from the office of Loretta Sanchez)
Destination: MEXICO CITY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, BUSINESS & TRADE PROMOTION
Date: Aug 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,571.22
source

Traveler: Chuck Hagel (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY (TEETERBORO, NJ AIRPORT)
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 29, 2003
Expense: $2,544.20
source

Traveler: Lou Ann Linehan (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY (TEETERBORO, NJ AIRPORT)
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF SUPPORT FOR SENATOR'S SPEECH
Date: Jan 29, 2003
Expense: $2,544.20
source

Traveler: Richard Urey (from the office of Shelley Berkley)
Destination: ISRAEL-ATHENS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,582.84
source

Traveler: Janice Schakowsky (from the office of Janice Schakowsky)
Destination: CHICAGO-FT. WORTH-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: AWARDS DINNER
Date: Oct 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,677.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: TEL AVIV, LGA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN SITUATION - VISITED TEL AVIV, JERUSALEM, GOLAN HEIGHTS
Date: Mar 27, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,168.67
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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.