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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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Trips by*

Christy Seyfert


Total cost of 6 trips: $8,684.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Burns

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Rural Community Insurance Services
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE RCIS ANNUAL CROP INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Association of Crop Insurers
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM-SANTA FE, NM-ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL/AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS MEETING
Date: Aug 5, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Universal Leaf Tobacco Co
Purpose: TO TOUR UNIVERSAL'S LEAF PROCESSING FACILITY AND ONE OF THE TOBACCO FARMS IN THE AREA
Date: Aug 27, 2004
Expense: $439.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: US Canola Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASSOCIATION'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $680.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Christy Seyfert.


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.