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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Ryan Henry


Total cost of 16 trips: $22,710.64


Trips traveled under the office of John Carter

Destination: TECH POLICY 2003 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: ACT, ALCATEL, AT&T, AT&T WIRELESS, INFINEAR, LEVEL (3) COMMUNICATIONS, MICROSOFT, TELCORDIA, SBCA, SPRINT, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Purpose:
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $653.68
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION TRIP
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,363.42
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TAX SEMINAR
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,617.90
source

Destination: RICHMOND
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.24
source

Destination: PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INFORMATIVE TRIP
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,392.52
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - (BWI) - HOUSTON - BWI
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - EAST TEXAS FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Aug 25, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $786.00
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,999.82
source

Destination: AUSTIN-DALLAS
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, DELL, HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, INTEL CORPORATION, SOLECTION CORPORATION, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATE
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED FACT-FINDING INTO THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING SECTOR
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,442.84
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, N.V.
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose:
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,502.60
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,898.25
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: Dallas-Fort Worth Airport International Airport
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $576.13
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Nov 25, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,959.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ryan Henry.


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

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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

    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

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