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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Arlen Lancaster


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,979.00


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Crapo

Destination: FARMINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: SECOND ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $544.58
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR/BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $545.00
source

Destination: BOISE, IDAHO; COOT, WYOMING
Sponsor: BASF Corporation
Purpose: NATIONS NEEDS TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,173.63
source

Destination: JACKSON, WYOMING
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: WORKSHOP ON ECOLOGY AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Date: Aug 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $764.50
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,750.00
source

Destination: EASTERN IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Water Users Association Inc
Purpose: INFORMATION GATHERING
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,062.31
source

Destination: MICROSOFT CAMPUS, REDMOND, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,185.00
source

Destination: DEERWOOD, MINNESOTA
Sponsor: MINNESOTA CORN GROWERS
Purpose: EDUCATION STAFF TOUR REGARDING ETHANOL AND CORN PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,253.98
source

Destination: VINTON, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Ducks Unlimited Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP: COASTAL EROSION
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $700.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Arlen Lancaster.


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

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  • 01.14.15

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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  • 01.05.15

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