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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

    Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.
  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Orrin Harrison


Total cost of 10 trips: $24,704.23


Trips traveled under the office of Pete Sessions

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $727.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Texas Forestry Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $702.62
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Institute for Science and International Security
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MALAYSIAN EFFORT TO HELP IN WAR ON TERRORISM
Date: Jan 11, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,500.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: IMPROVING RELATIONS & ECONOMIC ISSUES IN ANTIGUA & BARBADOS
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $4,006.41
source

Destination: PANEL - JANUARY 22, 2003
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: APPEAR ON PANEL TO INFORM AUDIENCE ON LEGISLATIVE/CONGRESSIONAL PROCESS
Date: Jan 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $799.49
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: LEG BRIEFING ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & OTHER ISSUES FACING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,254.21
source

Destination:
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION ON REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,783.23
source

Destination: DEPART FROM LONGWORTH TO THE HOMESTEAD IN VA BACK TO DC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: INGAA FOUNDATION INC
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE INGAA FOUNDATION ON ENERGY LEGISLATION
Date: May 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $470.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Orrin Harrison.


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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

    Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.
  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.