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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*

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.


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.