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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

    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?

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jonathan Berger


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,292.22


Trips traveled under the office of Jack Reed

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $412.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: SEATTLE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK
Purpose: FHLB CONFERENCE (FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK)
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $826.14
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $908.42
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,855.50
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,769.89
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 29, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $957.98
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Reuters Group plc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING AND TOUR
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,670.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jonathan Berger.


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.