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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Deana Funderburk


Total cost of 10 trips: $27,150.74


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Delay

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Association for Manufacturing Technology
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $594.92
source

Destination: WASH, D.C.
Sponsor: Japan Center for International Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT JAPANESE GOVT.; REASONS FOR ITS 10 YR. ECONOMIC RECESSION & ITS IMPACT ON GLOBAL ECONOMY; & DIFFERENCE IN JAPANESE & U.S. FAMILY & SOCIAL POLICY
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,160.91
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,115.00
source

Destination: DRESDEN; GORLITZ; MEISSEN; BERLIN (GERMANY)
Sponsor: Hanseatic Institute Inc
Purpose: STUDY & INFORMATION TOUR OF GERMANY
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,250.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Hanseatic Institute Inc
Purpose: TO DISCUSS RECENT POLLING DATA ON TRANS ATLANTIC ATTITUDES ON A VARIETY OF ISSUES
Date: Nov 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $381.42
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: TO TOUR POSTAL PROCESSING PLANT IN SUGARLAND & LEARN ABOUT METHOD, EFFICIENCY, & DETAILS OF OPERATION OF POSTAL PLANT
Date: Nov 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $643.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Virginia Foxx

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Career College Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOURS AND MEETINGS/BRIEFINGS AT 3 CAREER COLLEGES AND TO LEARN ABOUT FEDERAL LEGISLATION AFFECTING THEM.
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,271.90
source

Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: INTRODUCTION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, & NATO AND TO FOSTER TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND UNDERSTAND PROBLEMS THEY FACE
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,597.31
source

Destination: TEL AVIV AND JERUSALEM, ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,352.28
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Deana Funderburk.


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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?

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  • 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.