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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

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Trips by*

Gene Irisari


Total cost of 5 trips: $7,008.55


Trips traveled under the office of Kevin Brady

Destination:
Sponsor: Greater Houston Partnership
Purpose: CLEAN AIR EVENT
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,013.79
source

Destination: SEATTLE AZ - ELKO, NV - LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION; THE GOLD INSTITUTE
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,422.12
source

Destination: WHITEFISH, MT-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING STUDY OF BNSF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS & PORT OPERATIONS
Date: May 26, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,147.54
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Mccaul

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOM ACT REAUTHORIZATION AND REGULATION OF INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,800.70
source

Destination: AUSTIN
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, DELL, INC., INTEL CORPORATION, SOLECTRON CORPORATION AND SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO SEE FIRST HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE HIGH TECH MANUFACTURING SECTOR. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AN
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $624.40
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gene Irisari.


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

    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.