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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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jennifer Ubelhart


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,645.90


Trips traveled under the office of Vito Fossella

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING - HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT-FINDING; HOUSING ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.62
source

Destination: NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: UBS/PAINE WEBBER NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION OF OPTIONS TRADES
Date: May 30, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $792.75
source

Destination: BOSTON (HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL)
Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISLET CELL TRANSPLANTATION
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $737.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Ubelhart.


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.