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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.

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.
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Trips by*

Julie Busbee


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,310.32


Trips traveled under the office of Spencer Bachus

Destination: HUNTSVILLE, AL - MOBILE, AL
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,250.00
source

Destination: MOBILE, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators
Purpose: ACCEPT AWARD FOR REP BACHUS
Date: Nov 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $110.00
source

Destination: MOBILE - HUNTSVILLE, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AG TOUR THRU NORTHERN AL
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $859.32
source

Destination: DULLES
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: COTTON/AG TOUR
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,534.60
source

Destination: DULLES-LAX-TAIPEI
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,345.00
source

Destination: PBI
Sponsor: FL SUGAR CANE LEAGUE (80%) & SUGAR CANE COOPERATIVE OF FL (20%)
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $996.00
source

Destination: D.C. - ORLANDO - DOTHAN
Sponsor: Railway Supply Institute
Purpose: RSI CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,510.60
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL-DOTHAN, AL; RETURN: MOBILE, AL TO DCA
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: FACT FINDING-AG TOUR (AGRICULTURE TOUR)
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,042.80
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS (GREENBRIER)
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: CONFERENCE-SERVED ON INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL
Date: Jun 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $662.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Julie Busbee.


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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.