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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Greg Thomas


Total cost of 6 trips: $6,838.91


Trips traveled under the office of J. Gresham Barrett

Destination: AIKEN, SC
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: ATTEND DISTRICT EVENT, TOUR SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, WORK OUT OF DISTRICT OFFICE
Date: Oct 3, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $415.14
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP.
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,092.70
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: HANFORD SITE FACT-FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $862.87
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: THIS TRAVEL SERVES AS A FACT-FINDING TRIP TO DISCOVER THE RELATION BETWEEN THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE AND OUR NATION'S CAPITAL MARKETS
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $779.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TO STUDY THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND TAX POLICY
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,607.00
source

Destination: MANCHESTER, UK-LIVERPOOL, UK-CUMBRIA, UK-LONDON, UK
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: TO COMPARE HOW NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT ISSUES CONFRONTING THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE ARE MANAGED AT SIMILAR SITES IN EUROPE, AND SPECIFICALLY THE U.K.
Date: May 29, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $2,082.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Thomas.


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?

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  • 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.