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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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NADLER, JERROLD LEWIS, Democratic Party
New York

Total number of trips - 11
Total cost of trips - $35,858.15

Average cost per trip - $3,259.83
Total number of days spent traveling - 41 days
Rank of representative - 180 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Dates - February 15, 2004 - February 22, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Casablanca, Morocco - Jerusalem, Israel

Purpose -
Notes - other expenses not specified - spouse Joyce Miller - no purpose

Travel Cost - $3,082.00
Lodging Cost - $761.00
Meal Cost - $466.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $4,359.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - League of American Theaters and Producers, Theatre Communications Group
Dates - June 17, 2000 - June 17, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Panel discussion on theater-participant
Notes -

Travel Cost - $227.75
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $227.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Comedy Central
Dates - January 28, 2000 - January 30, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Manchester, NH

Purpose - Panelist on "Turning the Tables: Politicians Grill the Media"
Notes -

Travel Cost - $768.00
Lodging Cost - $230.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $35.00
Total Cost - $1,033.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
Dates - November 16, 2001 - November 17, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,635.25
Lodging Cost - $482.40
Meal Cost - $38.20
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,155.85

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Civil Liberties Union
Dates - March 10, 2001 - March 10, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $388.25
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $388.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc., United Jewish Appeal
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Ground transportation and meals included in lodging

Travel Cost - $2,941.00
Lodging Cost - $379.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,320.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Railroads
Dates - July 6, 2001 - July 9, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Jackson Hole, WY

Purpose - participate in legislative conference
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Joyce Miller

Travel Cost - $4,309.00
Lodging Cost - $720.00
Meal Cost - $480.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,509.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Public Radio
Dates - June 11, 2001 - June 11, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Taping of debate on Consumer bankruptcy
Notes -

Travel Cost - $192.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $192.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 7, 2003 - March 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL - Birmingham, AL - Selma, AL

Purpose - Pilgrimage visiting historic civil rights sites
Notes - Other cost is for entry fee

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $268.00
Meal Cost - $125.00
Other Cost - $20.00
Total Cost - $413.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Railroads
Dates - April 24, 2003 - April 27, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Pebble Beach, CA

Purpose - participate in panel discussion at legislative conference
Notes - went with Joyce Miller - filed June 11

Travel Cost - $3,722.00
Lodging Cost - $1,875.00
Meal Cost - $1,034.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,631.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 2, 2003 - August 10, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - personal expense 08/11/2003 to 08/12/2003, other costs are for security, went with spouse Josephine Miller

Travel Cost - $7,486.00
Lodging Cost - $2,571.40
Meal Cost - $754.50
Other Cost - $817.40
Total Cost - $11,629.30

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.