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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

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Trips sponsored by

Egypt's International Economic Forum


Total cost of 23 trips: $63,233.00


Traveler: Doug Campbell (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
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Traveler: Eric Johnson (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Craig Albright (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: David Dumke (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Nancy Tippins (from the office of Sonny Callahan)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Peter Erdman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Randall Groves (from the office of Gary Condit)
Destination: CAIRO & LUXER, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & FAMILIARIZATION
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,668.00
source

Traveler: Nick Rahall (from the office of Nick Rahall)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT TO WASHINGTON, DULLES
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $700.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Tancredo (from the office of Thomas Tancredo)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001
Expense: $800.00
source

Traveler: Bob Barr (from the office of Bob Barr)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Traveler: Darrell Issa (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: CAIRO - CODEL
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION & KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: May 24, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $8,300.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Davis (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT ECONOMIC FORUM
Date: May 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $7,200.00
source

Traveler: David Tebbe (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: TRAVEL TO EGYPT FOR FACT-FINDING
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,700.00
source

Traveler: Darrell Issa (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: LUXOR
Purpose: ADDRESS THE THIRD IT AND TELECOM CONFERENCE IN THE ARAB WORLD. FOR THE PAST TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, CONG. ISSA HAS BEEN INVITED TO ATTEND AND ADDRESS THIS REGIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE FORUM
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $460.00
source

Traveler: Khalil Munir (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING RELATED TO MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS, ANTI-TERRORISM INITIATIVES BILATERAL TRADE, AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN EGYPT
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $2,479.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Dobrozsi (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: EGYPT-US RELATIONS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,450.00
source

Traveler: Judah Ariel (from the office of Earl Blumenauer)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION TO EXPLORE THE ISSUES INVOLVED IN US-EGYPT RELATIONS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Halie Soifer (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: WASHINGTON-CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Shelly Stoneman (from the office of Steven Rothman)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Heather Keiser (from the office of Michael Rogers)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: MEET WITH BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, TRADE, EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: R Nicholas Palarino (from the office of Christopher Shays)
Destination: CAIRO
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO BUILD UNDERSTANDING, PROVIDE KEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF WITH FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE OF EGYPT, AND BUILD RELATIONS BETWEEN CONGRESS AND KEY INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN EGYPT
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Jameel Aalim-Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: EGYPT'S INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Dec 11, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source



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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.