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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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    Sweet Briar Returns

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Amy Wolfrum


Total cost of 6 trips: $5,804.46


Trips traveled under the office of Robert Borski

Destination: 5/31-BACKGROUND BRIEFING, Q&A, 6/1-ISSUE BRIEFING, TOUR OF ENTIRE YUCCA MOUNTAIN SITE, Q&A, DISCUSSION, 6/2-TRAVEL BACK TO DC
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO COMPLETELY EXPLORE & DISCUSS NUCLEAR WASTE ISSUES & THE PROPOSED YUCCA MOUNTAIN REPOSITORY SITE
Date: May 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,209.50
source

Destination: CITY OF MESA - DC
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS AND PIPELINE SAFETY
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,028.26
source

Destination: 7/2/01-TOUR OF COAL LOADING FAC. & TOWBOAT DEMO, 7/3-LONGWALL COALMINE TOUR
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN WATERWAYS OPERATORS
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT TOWBOAT OPERATIONS & LONGWALL COAL MINING
Date: Jul 2, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $303.95
source

Destination: IDAHO - DC
Sponsor: SAVE OUR WILD SALMON & NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL TOUR OF ESSENTIAL SALMON HABITAT AND EFFECT OF SNAKE RIVER DAMS
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,594.75
source

Destination: AIRLE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE REGARDING CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $460.00
source

Destination: KIAWAH, SC
Sponsor: RAIL PROGRESS INSTITUTE AND AMTRAK
Purpose: TO ATTEND PASSENGER RAIL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 2, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,208.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Wolfrum.


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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

    Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.
  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    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.
  • 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.