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The Future of College

Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Recent Posts

  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

    In her new book,“The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be,” NPR Education Blogger Anya Kamenetz examines the role testing plays in American public education.
  • 03.04.15

    An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

    Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

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PORTER, JON C SR, Republican Party
Nevada

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $14,498.77

Average cost per trip - $2,899.75
Total number of days spent traveling - 17 days
Rank of representative - 372 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


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

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - spouse, Laurie Porter-other-security

Travel Cost - $6,151.12
Lodging Cost - $1,473.69
Meal Cost - $931.50
Other Cost - $1,220.32
Total Cost - $9,776.63

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club International
Dates - February 1, 2003 - February 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV

Purpose - Legislative Dinner
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $123.20
Meal Cost - $20.61
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $143.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Education Finance Council
Dates - March 11, 2004 - March 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Speak at their Annual Membership Conference
Notes - Depart Washington, DC (DCA) for Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and returns back to Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)

Travel Cost - $1,818.20
Lodging Cost - $497.13
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,315.33

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Workforce Assn
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Petersburg, FL

Purpose - Guest speaker at the 3rd Annual National Workforce Association Conference
Notes - Washington Reagan to St Petersburg and return to Washington Reagan

Travel Cost - $1,023.20
Lodging Cost - $336.90
Meal Cost - $95.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,455.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Assn of Railroads
Dates - February 19, 2005 - February 20, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington Reagan - Orlando, FL - return

Travel Cost - $176.90
Lodging Cost - $461.00
Meal Cost - $170.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $807.90

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
screen grab inside higher ed

The Future of College

Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Recent Posts

  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

    In her new book,“The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be,” NPR Education Blogger Anya Kamenetz examines the role testing plays in American public education.
  • 03.04.15

    An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

    Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.