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Having slept poorly the night before and arrived to a cold classroom Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School student Irvin Kingbird, a senior, curled up with a blanket and pillow in the corner of the resource room to rest and get warm Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Bug High School in Bena, MN.   Photo: David Joles, Star Tribune.

Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.

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Having slept poorly the night before and arrived to a cold classroom Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School student Irvin Kingbird, a senior, curled up with a blanket and pillow in the corner of the resource room to rest and get warm Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Bug High School in Bena, MN.   Photo: David Joles, Star Tribune.

Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.

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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 |
Having slept poorly the night before and arrived to a cold classroom Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School student Irvin Kingbird, a senior, curled up with a blanket and pillow in the corner of the resource room to rest and get warm Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Bug High School in Bena, MN.   Photo: David Joles, Star Tribune.

Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.

Recent Posts

  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.