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Trips by*

Rachel Post


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,787.36


Trips traveled under the office of Vernon Ehlers

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC AND CHICAGO
Sponsor: NATIONAL FOOD PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION (DELMONTE FOODS, NESTLE USA, KRAFT FOOD, UNILEVER U.S., INC.)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FIELD STUDY: AGRICULTURE, LABOR, AND NUTRITION PURPOSES
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,250.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Youth Policy Forum
Purpose: EDUCATION POLICY FACT-FINDING TRIP: VISITS TO INNOVATIVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN NEW YORK CITY
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $542.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: University of Phoenix
Purpose: DISTANCE EDUCATION/HIGHER EDUCATION FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,037.89
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: BRIEFINGS ON PENSION REFORM
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Career College Association
Purpose: STUDY OF CAREER COLLEGE OPERATIONS
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,108.45
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: HEALTH FACILITIES TOUR AND MEDICARE/MEDICAID FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: May 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,287.44
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: National Marrow Donor Program
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ABOUT CORD BLOOD AND TRANSPLANTS
Date: Jul 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $679.58
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rachel Post.


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.