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American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.

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CAPUANO, MICHAEL EVERETT, Democratic Party
Massachusetts

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $26,977.81

Average cost per trip - $2,248.15
Total number of days spent traveling - 46 days
Rank of representative - 242 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Alaska Wilderness League, Sierra Club, Wilderness Society
Dates - July 1, 2000 - July 5, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - AK

Purpose - Education
Notes - Accompanied by wife Barbara Capuano

Travel Cost - $4,949.82
Lodging Cost - $722.26
Meal Cost - $123.46
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,795.54

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Dates - August 12, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Sitka, AK

Purpose - fact-finding mission to observe forestry industry and impact on environment
Notes - Accompanied by Staff; Brett Freedman

Travel Cost - $1,893.40
Lodging Cost - $607.99
Meal Cost - $510.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,011.39

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Invest to Compete Alliance
Dates - July 5, 2001 - July 6, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cape Cod, MA

Purpose - Meeting - leadership seminar
Notes - Spouse Barbara Capuano accompanied

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $405.00
Meal Cost - $608.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,013.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber Foundation
Dates - July 12, 2001 - July 13, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - Educational - attached letter states was on 'online privacy'
Notes - Spouse Barbara Capuano accompanied

Travel Cost - $340.30
Lodging Cost - $399.41
Meal Cost - $348.95
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,088.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Dates - April 12, 2002 - April 14, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - NV

Purpose - educational
Notes -

Travel Cost - $676.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost - $110.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,136.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber Foundation
Dates - July 20, 2001 - July 21, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - educational
Notes - no location indicated -- spouse Barbara Capuano -- filed may 2002

Travel Cost - $340.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $348.94
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $689.24

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Lighthouse International
Dates - January 18, 2002 - January 19, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - educational-speaking
Notes - spouse Barbara Capuano-- other expenses include plaque

Travel Cost - $495.00
Lodging Cost - $120.99
Meal Cost - $80.00
Other Cost - $95.00
Total Cost - $790.99

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange
Dates - January 4, 2004 - January 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - education
Notes - spouse, Barbara Capuano, children, Michael Capuano, Joseph Capuano other equals hotel but lodging listed separately

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $438.99
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $432.11
Total Cost - $871.10

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Jewish Community Relations Council of Boston
Dates - January 9, 2005 - January 18, 2005 (10 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Boston - NY - Israel - NY - Boston

Travel Cost - $4,130.00
Lodging Cost - $1,112.40
Meal Cost - $568.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,810.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Irish American Partnership
Dates - July 31, 2004 - August 7, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Ireland

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Boston - Ireland - Boston

Travel Cost - $4,581.24
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost - $130.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,461.24

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - January 24, 2000 - January 25, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - United Nations Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $112.50
Lodging Cost - $185.00
Meal Cost - $256.75
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $554.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NYSE
Dates - January 23, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $333.00
Lodging Cost - $182.00
Meal Cost - $241.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $756.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.