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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

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Trips by*

Tim Punke


Total cost of 10 trips: $22,240.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Baucus

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,239.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-JAPAN ISSUES
Date: Aug 11, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,021.00
source

Destination: ITHACA, NY
Sponsor: Cornell University (including Medical College)
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $550.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, SEATTLE
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH TECH/INT'L TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: THAILAND, CAMBODIA
Sponsor: US ASEAN/EMB. THAILAND
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,350.00
source

Destination: JAPAN-TOKYO, KYOTO HIROSHIMA
Sponsor: Japan
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,100.00
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: BAUCUS TRIP - TO MEET W/CHINESE OFFICIALS & BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS BILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,480.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Customs and International Trade Bar Association
Purpose: TO GIVE A SPEECH
Date: Oct 15, 2004
Expense: $300.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Tim Punke.


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.