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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Robert Holste


Total cost of 15 trips: $39,305.88


Trips traveled under the office of Philip English

Destination: CAPE COD, MA
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,966.50
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose:
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,055.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Dec 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,922.90
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $479.00
source

Destination: TUCZON, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,646.77
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,403.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $6,329.52
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,060.75
source

Destination: BONITA SPRINGS, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,225.48
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: TRADE TRIP-INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES/POLICY
Date: Mar 22, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $6,762.29
source

Destination: YUCCA MT.
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $992.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN TAX SEMINAR
Date: Feb 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,180.90
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN TAX SEMINAR
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,180.90
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,729.12
source

Destination: HANOI-LAM DONG-HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM-CAMBODIA
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELGATION FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,371.25
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Holste.


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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