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Trips sponsored by

National Workforce Association (NWA)


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,629.19


Traveler: John Spratt (from the office of John Spratt)
Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC-ST. PETERSBURG, FL-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: GEN. SESSION SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE (BUDGET)
Date: Dec 7, 2003
Expense: $1,295.50
source

Traveler: Alex Nock (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: ST. PETESBURG, FL
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $487.00
source

Traveler: Stephanie Milburn (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: TAMPA, FL
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THE NATIONAL WORKFORCE ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGARDING REAUTHORIZATION OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $525.00
source

Traveler: Kent Conrad (from the office of Kent Conrad)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLA
Purpose: TO ADDRESS NATIONAL WORKFORCE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $814.29
source

Traveler: Christopher Mansour (from the office of Dale Kildee)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG FL
Purpose: ATTENDING NWA NATIONAL CONVENTION AND SPEAKING ON A PANEL
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $794.40
source

Traveler: Jon Porter (from the office of Jon Porter)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT THE 3RD ANNUAL NATIONAL WORKFORCE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,455.10
source

Traveler: Robert Cochran (from the office of Howard Mckeon)
Destination: NORFOLK, VA-TAMPA, FL-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: SERVED ON PANEL TO DISCUSS ISSUES BEFORE CONGRESS
Date: Dec 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,257.90
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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.