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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.

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Fraser Verrusio


Total cost of 11 trips: $20,871.60


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Baker

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATION AND LEGISLATIVE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,386.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination:
Sponsor: CSX Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,333.62
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING-CONGRESSIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAM
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,022.11
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONG. BRIEFING/FACT FINDING (FOCUS: YUCCA MOUNTAIN TOURISM)
Date: Nov 30, 2001
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: CONF. ON AVIATION SAFETY, SECURITY, FUNDING PANEL DIPCUSSION.
Date: Jan 4, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,195.04
source

Destination: CITY OF NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
Sponsor: City of North Augusta SC
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION/INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF/SENIOR STAFF MEETING WITH LEADERSHIP TO DISCUSS GRASSROOTS, BUILDING CONDITIONS, WORKING WITH COMMITTEES ETC.
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/INDUSTRY AND GOVT WORKING GROUP MTGS.
Date: Nov 30, 2003
Expense: $1,997.20
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES, US-EU TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,645.00
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/PANEL DISCUSSION, MEETINGS RE: AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,585.63
source

Destination: WASH, DC-WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Fraser Verrusio.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
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