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.

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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Amy Field


Total cost of 14 trips: $24,917.46


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT - EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $357.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER HOTEL, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: MEMBERS CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $785.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER HOTEL, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC - TURKEY
Sponsor: AMERICAN TURKISH COUNCIL, PFIZER INC., PHILIP MORRIS CO.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: May 25, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 5, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS NV
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose:
Date: May 29, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,312.00
source

Destination: GLEBIER PAN MT - SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $4,146.46
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BI-CAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination: SYRACUSE, NY - SAVANNAH, NY
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT/FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 31, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,062.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: IAAPA, WALT DISNEY WORLD, ANHEUSER BUSCH & UNIVERSAL ORLANDO
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Nov 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,315.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: B-CAMERAL MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: DC BICAM RETREAT COS IN NY CITY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: COS RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Field.


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.