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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Ronald Whitaker


Total cost of 7 trips: $16,902.13


Trips traveled under the office of Ander Crenshaw

Destination: PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND HONG KONG
Sponsor: US-Asia Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 4, 2001 (15 days)
Expense: $9,000.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, ORLANDO, KEYWEST, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC POWER AND
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,708.59
source

Destination: DENVER, CO-MOAB,UT-SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO SEE FIRSTHAND OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS IN PUBLIC ANDPRIVATE LANDS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES.
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,121.05
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose:
Date: Oct 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,323.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $431.49
source

Destination: ORLANDO FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: SIT ON PANEL
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,133.00
source

Destination: MIAMI HOMESTEAD, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,185.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ronald Whitaker.


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.
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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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