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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*

Eric Eikenberg


Total cost of 8 trips: $16,060.85


Trips traveled under the office of E. Clay Shaw

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BI-CAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: HANDI-DA NANG-HO CHI MINH CITY-SEOUL
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: VISIT WITH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS RANGE OF ISSUES INCLUDING STATUS OF BILATERAL TRADE AGREEMENT, MILITARY EXERCISES, ANTDIMPING CASE AND PON/MIA ISSUES
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,177.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $528.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS (FDOC) AND FLORIDA CITRUS MUTUAL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO DISCUSS CURRENT STATE OF FLORIDA CITRUS INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $456.15
source

Destination: KESWICK HALL, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,148.90
source

Destination: PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: 2005 TRADE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,037.05
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: 2005 BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: BANGKOK, THAILAND-PHUKET, THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: TRIP HIGHLIGHTED THE PENDING FREE TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THAILAND. TRIP ALSO DETAILED THE RELIEF EFFORTS FOLLOWING DECEMBER TSUNAMI
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $5,253.75
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Eric Eikenberg.


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.