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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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    Sweet Briar Returns

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Trips by*

Darin Schroeder


Total cost of 5 trips: $9,952.40


Trips traveled under the office of Ron Kind

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO DENVER, CO TO GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO TO PARACHUTE, CO TO MOAG, UT TO PRICE, UT TO HUNTINGTON, UT TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: INTERSTATE OIL AND GAS COMPACT COMMISSION (IOGCC), UTAH DNR, COLORADO OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF INCREASING DOMESTIC PRODUCTION OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED WITHOUT COMPROMISING ENV. VALUES
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,060.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION METHODS
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,273.21
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C TO PALM SPRINGS
Sponsor: THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY, US PIRG, SIERRA CLUB, NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR TO SANTA ROSA AND SAN JACINTO MANASSAS NATIONAL MONUMENT
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $715.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO LAS VEGAS, NV TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN NV LAS VEGAS, AV
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF DOE'S YUCCA MOUNTAIN FACILITY
Date: May 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,549.19
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA TO TAIPEI, ROC TO KAOHSIUNG, ROC TO TAIPEI, ROC TO HONG KONG, PROC TO TAIPEI, ROC TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: May 28, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,355.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Darin Schroeder.


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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    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.
  • 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.