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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*

Daniel Gans


Total cost of 9 trips: $28,220.72


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Riley

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Singapore Technologies
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL VISIT TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES FOR ALABAMA (BIONIX PROGRAM)
Date: Apr 29, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,493.70
source

Destination:
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO EXPLORE MANY CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES IN RURAL AREAS
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: In Vision Technologies
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TRADE ISSUES
Date: Aug 4, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $6,657.00
source

Destination: HONGKONG
Sponsor: Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TRADE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,313.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: NATIONAL SECURITY FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 13, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,242.00
source

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE YUCCA MN. PROJECT OFFICE=$25
Purpose:
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $905.25
source

Destination: VISIT TO NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO NASDAQ STOCK MARKET
Date: May 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $533.77
source

Destination: MOSCOW & ST. PETERSBURG
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: TO INSPECT THE FORMER SOVIET UNION'S COMPLIANCE WITH AN INTERNATION TREATY TO DISPOSE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS & TO SPEAK WITH SCIENTISTS FORMERLY, EMPLOYED IN THE SOVIET UNION'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAMS.
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,027.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER-MEETINGS FOR CHIEFS OF STAFF
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $649.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Daniel Gans.


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

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