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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jane Terry


Total cost of 11 trips: $10,928.38


Trips traveled under the office of Max Cleland

Destination: ANAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: RETREAT ON TECHNOLOGY & GLOBALIZATION
Date: Jan 11, 2000
Expense: $43.65
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: ACCOMPANY THE SENATOR ON A TOUR OF A BELLSOUTH FACILITY
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $373.10
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA; SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: MICROSOFT WEST COAST CAMPUS VISIT
Date: Feb 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,301.48
source

Destination: BREMEN AND BERLIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: Transrapid International USA
Purpose: TO RIDE THE MAGLEV TRAIN AND TO MEET WITH GERMAN OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS THIS TECHNOLOGY AND U.S. APPLICATIONS
Date: Aug 29, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $2,345.88
source

Destination: AIRLIE, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON UPCOMING LEGISLATION
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $262.50
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: DISCUSS HIGH TECH TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED BY THE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $353.58
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN CTIA'S ANNUAL TRADE FAIR AND CONVENTION
Date: Mar 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,047.50
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA-GA TECH FACILITIES AND CAMPUS
Sponsor: Georgia Tech
Purpose: TO SEE DEMONSTRATIONS OF R&D AT TECH
Date: Nov 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $495.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: DISCUSS AVIATION ISSUES ESPECIALLY IN THE WAKE OF 9/11
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,007.69
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: TOUR TURNER AND CNN OFFICES AND FACILITIES
Date: Apr 2, 2002
Expense: $168.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Denise Majette

Destination: DISCUSSION SESSIONS ABOUT ECONOMIC POLICY & ECON. DEVELOPMENT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: DISCUSS ECON. POLICY
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jane Terry.


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.