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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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PASCRELL, WILLIAM J JR, Democratic Party
New Jersey

Total number of trips - 28
Total cost of trips - $1,773.00

Average cost per trip - $63.32
Total number of days spent traveling - 30 days
Rank of representative - 573 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Fire Department Instructor's Conference
Dates - March 18, 2000 - March 19, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Indianapolis, IN

Purpose - Member discussed HR1168 (FIRE Act) to the attendees
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,105.00
Lodging Cost - $224.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,369.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington, DC - Aspen Wye, VA

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 11, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 25, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 8, 2004 - February 8, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 18, 2004 - February 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 7, 2004 - March 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 20, 2004 - March 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vision Council of America
Dates - March 27, 2004 - March 27, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Other Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 3, 2004 - April 3, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Other Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 9, 2004 - April 9, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Other Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 24, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 30, 2004 - April 30, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - May 24, 2004 - May 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - June 13, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - July 16, 2004 - July 16, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 6, 2004 - August 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Int'l Assn of Fire Chiefs
Dates - August 11, 2004 - August 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - New Orleans - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 20, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 2, 2004 - September 2, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 6, 2004 - September 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 7, 2004 - September 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 25, 2004 - September 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - October 17, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - John Kerry for President Campaign
Dates - October 26, 2004 - October 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Des Moines, IA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - Des Moines - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Other Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 4, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

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.