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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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NEY, ROBERT W, Republican Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $50,295.36

Average cost per trip - $4,191.28
Total number of days spent traveling - 47 days
Rank of representative - 125 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Power Microwave Institute
Dates - January 12, 2000 - January 16, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Baden-Baden, Germany

Purpose - U.S.-German roundtable for the 21st century
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,001.05
Lodging Cost - $900.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost - $250.00
Total Cost - $5,551.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Dates - June 24, 2000 - June 26, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - National Association of Mortgage Brokers annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $294.00
Lodging Cost - $318.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $612.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - November 24, 2000 - December 1, 2000 (8 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - 2000 Transatlantic Conference
Notes - no specific location - took children Bobby and Kayla Ney - "other" is $50 for ground transportation, $100 for "children"

Travel Cost - $3,000.00
Lodging Cost - $1,750.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $5,400.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - February 21, 2001 - February 25, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Dusseldorf, Germany - Liechtenstein - Germany

Purpose - U.S. - German Roundtable
Notes - Accompanied by child Bobby Ney

Travel Cost - $13,490.00
Lodging Cost - $498.00
Meal Cost - $550.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $14,538.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Securities Industry Association
Dates - April 18, 2002 - April 21, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - To address a securities conference.
Notes - accompanied by spouse Liz Ney

Travel Cost - $4,127.29
Lodging Cost - $999.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,926.29

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Owens-Corning
Dates - January 25, 2002 - January 25, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Toledo, OH

Purpose - constituent meeting
Notes - transportation cost includes staff travel

Travel Cost - $6,000.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,000.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 15, 2003 - January 19, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Antigua and Barbuda - Barbados

Purpose - meet with U.S., and Antigua and Barbados government officials about tourism and financial services industries
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,033.35
Lodging Cost - $1,659.15
Meal Cost - $139.26
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,831.76

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Manufactured Housing Association
Dates - March 17, 2003 - March 17, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Elkhart, IN

Purpose - 1. Onsite tour of manufactured housing facility 2. Review issues affecting manufactured housing industry
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,105.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $39.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,144.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - FN Aviation
Dates - February 20, 2003 - February 23, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - Meetings regarding trade and international business matters
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,699.25
Lodging Cost - $733.00
Meal Cost - $275.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,707.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boich Companies
Dates - January 18, 2003 - January 19, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Discussion of energy legislation for the 108th Congress
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $254.00
Meal Cost - $131.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $385.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Bankers Assn
Dates - July 10, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Speech to the ABA's summer meeting
Notes - Pittsburgh, PA - White Sulphur Springs, WV - Pittsburgh, PA

Travel Cost - $689.20
Lodging Cost - $310.81
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,000.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Center for Public Policy
Dates - August 3, 2002 - August 9, 2002 (7 days)
Location(s) - Scotland - London, England

Purpose - Speech to Scottish parliamentarian; attend Edinburgh Military tattoo; visit British Parliament
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,500.00
Lodging Cost - $1,200.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,200.00

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.