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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

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Recent Posts

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Trips by*

Kurt Christensen


Total cost of 6 trips: $10,672.13


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Pombo

Destination: AL-FL
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: CLEAN COAL FIELD INSPECTION
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,372.85
source

Destination: MANASSAS
Sponsor: National Stone Sand & Gravel Association
Purpose: VISIT ROCK QUARRY AND GET BRIEFED ON THE ROLE OF AGGREGATES IN FEDERAL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS
Date: Jul 31, 2003
Expense: $71.97
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Farm Credit Council
Purpose: BRIEF MEMBERS AN PENDING LEGISLATION
Date: Sep 14, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $635.23
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: Forest Landowners Association Inc
Purpose: SPEAK TO ORGANIZATION ABOUT RESOURCES ISSUES
Date: May 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $870.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dennis Rehberg

Destination: MADRID-ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING OF WESTERN SAHARA ISSUE
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,315.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: JUNEAU, ANCHORAGE, HEALY, FAIRBANKS & KOTZEBUE, ALASKA
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION / GOLD INSTITUTE
Purpose: VISIT MINING OPERATIONS
Date: Jul 2, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $6,407.08
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kurt Christensen.


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.