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Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

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    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

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    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jeff Onizuk


Total cost of 7 trips: $17,944.78


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Knollenberg

Destination: COSTA RICA
Sponsor: Earth University
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $930.36
source

Destination: BUSINESS MEETINGS IN JAPAN
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,868.80
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV & IDAHO FALLS, ID
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,526.92
source

Destination: SELLAFIELD NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, CUMBRIA, ENGLAND
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 27, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $1,318.70
source

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Hanseatic Institute Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AMERICAN TROOPS/BASES & LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN GERMANY
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $1,930.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jeff Onizuk.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.