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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Roger France


Total cost of 7 trips: $28,589.74


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Taylor

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR, EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,770.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE-AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: U S ASEAN BUSINESS COUNCIL/SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $8,935.36
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $345.00
source

Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Sponsor: Republic of Korea
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Computer & Communications Industry Association
Purpose: ECONOMIC SYMPOSIUM ON THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Date: Apr 3, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,094.28
source

Destination: WASHINGTON-FL. LAUDERDALE, FLA
Sponsor: Seminole Tribe of Florida
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 18, 2003
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Dec 6, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $7,510.10
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Roger France.


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

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    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

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