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Trips by*

David Morgenstern


Total cost of 9 trips: $24,620.93


Trips traveled under the office of Lincoln Chafee

Destination: Taiwan
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: Attending seminar, fact finding, and educational visit
Date: Aug 21, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,180.00
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Destination: CHINA-BEIJING, XI'AN, SHANGHAI
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING RE:TRADE ISSUES AND OTHER ASPECTS OF SINO-AMERICAN RELATIONS
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,535.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,179.22
source

Destination: IRELAND TRIP
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,792.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $576.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Visa USA Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,403.56
source

Destination: INDONESIA
Sponsor: United States-Indonesia Society
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 27, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $3,502.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $3,872.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Morgenstern.


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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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    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.