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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Dean D'amore


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,195.94


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA
Sponsor: Bombardier Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION RELATIVE TO IMPROVING GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $819.85
source

Destination: CORNING, NY
Sponsor: Corning Inc
Purpose: PLANT TOURS, FACT-FINDING MISSION, AND BRIEFINGS REGARDING LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $573.33
source

Destination: 8TH ANNUAL TRANSATLANTIC FORUM; "LEADERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE: COMPETING FOR TALENT, MANAGING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Sponsor: Herbert Quandt BMW Foundation
Purpose: LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,927.74
source

Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: JCRC JEMSAL COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF NEW YORK
Purpose: SECURITY AND HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES FACING ISRAEL AND US ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND EXCHANGE TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,488.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING EXPLORATION OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE OPERATIONS
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $832.80
source

Destination: LONDON
Sponsor: National Grid USA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO UK: UK ELECTRICITY MARKET, RESTRUCTURING AND OPERATIONS
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,554.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dean D'amore.


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.