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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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    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.
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    Talking About Race in Schools

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  • 07.02.15

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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.

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Trips by*

Brian Peters


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,683.49


Trips traveled under the office of Jay Inslee

Destination:
Sponsor: MICROSOFT, VULCAN, EXPEDIA, STARBUCKS
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,529.30
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,902.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,002.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,405.45
source

Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION; FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,753.80
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TRADE SHOW; TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION; BRIEFING
Date: Mar 12, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO SAN DIEGO TO SEATTLE
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brian Peters.


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.