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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.
  • 07.02.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Vergil Cabasco


Total cost of 12 trips: $23,955.21


Trips traveled under the office of Jennifer Dunn

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: ENERGY AND TELECOM ISSUES IN THE NW
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,405.95
source

Destination: MONTANA
Sponsor: PPL Corporation
Purpose: GENERATING AND DELIVERING ELECTRICITY IN A RESTRUCTURED MARKET.
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,660.61
source

Destination: HANOI, HO CHI MINH CITY
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: BANKGOG, THAILAND
Sponsor: Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Liberty Medical Supply
Purpose: HEALTH CARE EDUCATION
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,435.62
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: IMMUNEX, DENDREON, TARGETED GENETICS
Purpose: HEALTH EDUCATION
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT, FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2002 (11 days)
Expense: $2,851.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $1,318.60
source

Destination: HONDURAS/COSTA RICA
Sponsor: Business Coalition for Us-Central America Trade
Purpose: FACT FINDING/TRADE ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,313.80
source

Destination: MOSCOW AND ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $4,449.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,471.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Vergil Cabasco.


American RadioWorks |
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.