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.

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.

Back to The Data

Trips sponsored by

Mexico Solidarity Network


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,146.06


Traveler: Amiri Settles (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Purpose: HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHIAPAS
Date: Jan 4, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,104.00
source

Traveler: Peter Irvine (from the office of John Olver)
Destination: SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, CHIAPAS, MEXICO & MEXICO D.F., MEXICO
Purpose: HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVATION AND FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,104.06
source

Traveler: Warren Gunnels (from the office of Bernard Sanders)
Destination: MEXICO CITY, MEXICO & CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Purpose: HUMAN RIGHTS
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,104.00
source

Traveler: Jonathan Fremont (from the office of Cynthia Mckinney)
Destination: CHIAPAS AND MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL, FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,104.00
source

Traveler: Jeannette Windon (from the office of John Porter)
Destination: CHIAPAS AND MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Purpose: INVESTIGATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,104.00
source

Traveler: Michelle Mancini (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: CHIAPAS, MEXICO AND MEXICO CITY
Purpose: TO INVESTIGATE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AND THE IMPACT OF NAFTAN ON MEXICANS
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,136.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Vinson (from the office of Peter Defazio)
Destination: MEXICO CITY; CHIAPOS, MEXICO
Purpose: HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVATION
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,104.00
source

Traveler: Angela Ramirez (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: MEXICO
Purpose: REVIEW HUMAN RIGHTS AND AGRICULTURAL TRADE ISSUES IN MEXICO VIS A VIS THE US
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,386.00
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.