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Trips by*

Maria Robinson


Total cost of 8 trips: $11,945.65


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Ney

Destination: OFFICIAL MEETINGS
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,550.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $205.00
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CLASSES
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $318.00
source

Destination: WENT TO VISIT AND LEARN ABOUT NASDAQ
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO VISIT NSDAQ STOCK MARKET FACILITIES IN CT AND NY
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $886.65
source

Destination: DEHLI, CHENNAI, MUMBAI, AND AGRA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 10, 2002 (10 days)
Expense: $3,729.00
source

Destination: BWI TO PROVIDENCE, RI; TRAVELLED IN CAR TO CT.
Sponsor: IETAN CONSULTING LLC
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO THE MASHENTUCKET PEQUOT INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $377.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: BELGRADE, SERBIA
Sponsor: Serbian-American Center
Purpose: HELP GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE UPCOMING SERBIAN ELECTIONS AND TO HELP SERBIA AND THE MISSION TO BECOME PART OF THE EU.
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,280.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Maria Robinson.


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

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  • 01.14.15

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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  • 01.05.15

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