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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*

Sam Diehl


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,797.14


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA-TAIPEI, TAIWAN-LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $4,450.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,450.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Gil Gutknecht

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: Northern States Power
Purpose:
Date: Mar 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,246.82
source

Destination: BISMARCK, ND
Sponsor: Lignite Energy Council
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT VARIOUS ENERGY ISSUES
Date: Aug 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $824.80
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: ATTEND THE SUPERMARKET TRADESHOW AND TOUR MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
Date: May 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $787.90
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY SEMINAR
Date: Jun 22, 2001
Expense: $340.00
source

Destination: CENTRAL MINNESOTA
Sponsor: MINNESOTA CORN GROWERS
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $697.62
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sam Diehl.


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.