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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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GINGREY, PHILLIP J, Republican Party
Georgia

Total number of trips - 11
Total cost of trips - $32,331.06

Average cost per trip - $2,939.19
Total number of days spent traveling - 28 days
Rank of representative - 201 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - February 28, 2003 - February 28, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Congressional Retreat 2003
Notes - Spouse Billie Gingrey and child Laura Neill Gingrey accompanied

Travel Cost - $525.00
Lodging Cost - $1,226.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,751.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Academy of Dermatology
Dates - February 8, 2004 - February 8, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Washington, DC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $335.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $335.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - South Atlantic Association of OBGYN
Dates - January 18, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $456.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $456.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 23, 2003 - August 31, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - education mission
Notes - other for security - with spouse Billie

Travel Cost - $6,273.02
Lodging Cost - $1,292.00
Meal Cost - $931.50
Other Cost - $1,220.32
Total Cost - $9,716.84

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Academy of Education Development, OXFAM, Save the Children
Dates - May 1, 2004 - May 1, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Washington, DC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $98.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $98.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Delta
Dates - May 21, 2004 - May 21, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $229.10
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $229.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese Intl Economic & Cooperation Assn (CIECA)
Dates - November 30, 2004 - December 4, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - Fact-Finding & Education visit
Notes - ATL - Taiwan - Republic of China - DCA (Atlanta, GA - Taiwan- Republic of China - Washington, DC)

Travel Cost - $11,400.00
Lodging Cost - $2,200.00
Meal Cost - $900.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $14,500.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Not specified
Dates - August 12, 2004 - August 13, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR

Purpose - Not specified
Notes - Atlanta - Little Rock - Atlanta

Travel Cost - $1,860.40
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,035.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Charles Boustany Jr for Congress
Dates - August 5, 2004 - August 6, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Lake Charles, LA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Atlanta - Lake Charles - Atlanta

Travel Cost - $1,121.80
Lodging Cost - $75.22
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,197.02

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - GTMA (Georgia Textile Manufacturers Assn), Carpet & Consumer Products Manufacturers
Dates - May 8, 2005 - May 10, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Amelia Island, FL

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Atlanta - Jacksonville, Amelia Island - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $542.00
Lodging Cost - $650.00
Meal Cost - $290.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,482.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Georgia Power
Dates - October 16, 2005 - October 17, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Clayton, GA

Purpose - Tour and briefing of North Georgia River Facility
Notes - North Georgia Facility Clayton, GA

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $530.00

Additional family members - Yes

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.