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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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Trips by*

Kevin Landy


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,998.75


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Lieberman

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: BIPARTISAN EDUCATIONAL RETREAT ON "TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBALIZATION"
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $212.60
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $144.00
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN
Sponsor: Accenture
Purpose: MEET WITH SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR E-GOVERNMENT; SPEAK TO CONFERENCE OF SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE INDUSTRY ABOUT U.S. E-GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES
Date: May 29, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,856.46
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON SUMMER LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE; APPEAR ON PANEL TO DISCUSS E-GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 12, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,085.08
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Electronic Commerce Coordinating Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE FOR STATE GOVT OFFICIALS ON SUBJECT OF E-GOVERNMENT; PARTICIPATE IN PANEL
Date: Dec 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $768.10
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Government Information Technology Executive Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; CONFERENCE INCLUDES SPEAKERS, PANELS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS
Date: Mar 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $533.43
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: American Council for Technology
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON IMPROVING CITIZEN SERVICES THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $399.08
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kevin Landy.


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.