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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.

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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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Ali Amirhooshmand


Total cost of 25 trips: $46,408.77


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: LOS ANGELES & SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONG STAFF VISIT WITH IT INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,025.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH AMERICAN ASSN OF ADVERTISING AGENCIES TO LEARN ABOUT INDUSTRY
Date: May 2, 2003
Expense: $681.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: CAMPUS VISIT AND TO MEET WITH EXECUTIVES
Date: May 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,999.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: NAT'L CONVENTION FOR INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,474.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: TO MEET WITH RECORD LABEL EXECUTIVES REGARDING BUSINESS PRACTICES
Date: Jul 29, 2003
Expense: $577.94
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: USTA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,167.23
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS STATE AND FEDERAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES FACING THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,503.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $901.39
source

Destination: BERLIN-HEIDELBERG-STUTTGART, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose:
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,856.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: U.S. TELECOM ASSOCIATION & NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,501.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STAFF EDUCATION SERIES
Date: Apr 16, 2004
Expense: $1,273.00
source

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: Ribat Al Fath Association for Sustainable Development
Purpose: U.S.-MOROCCO RELATIONS WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THE U.S.-MOROCCO FTA.
Date: May 22, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $3,505.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-MALAYSIA-NEW YORK
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: MEET WITH MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS TRADE AND COMMERCE ISSUES. MEETINGS WITH AMERICAN EMBASSY AND AMERICAN BUSINESS INTERESTS
Date: Aug 20, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $7,448.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Cliff Stearns

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CTIA ANNUAL CONVENTION-CONGRESSIONAL WIRELESS 2000
Date: Feb 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,373.50
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: USTA'S 103RD ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITION
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,527.59
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $679.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,771.15
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRIP REGARDING AMUSEMENT PARK SAFETY
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $903.24
source

Destination: LA, SAN JOSE, SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,602.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,721.13
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: MEET WITH CABLE INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,563.25
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT INDUSTRY & PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS
Date: Mar 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,126.84
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT BROADCAST ISSUES AFFECTING INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 5, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,460.65
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: VISIT WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS AND DISCUSS RECENT TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,510.86
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT & LEARN ABOUT ISSUES AFFECTING INDUSTRY
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ali Amirhooshmand.


American RadioWorks |
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.