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Trips by*

David Russell


Total cost of 8 trips: $25,250.80


Trips traveled under the office of Ted Stevens

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: National Fisheries Institute
Purpose: REMARKS GIVEN TO MEETING OF NATIONAL FISHERIES INSTITUTE
Date: Oct 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $135.66
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: AAAE/ACI-NA LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
Purpose: AVIATION SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,495.04
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: THE BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: AVIATION & TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
Date: Dec 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $11,717.89
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES-LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,560.75
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,221.55
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,075.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $590.51
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Russell.


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

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    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.