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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

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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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SHADEGG, JOHN B, Republican Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $9,920.11

Average cost per trip - $826.68
Total number of days spent traveling - 29 days
Rank of representative - 434 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Water Resources Association
Dates - November 30, 2000 - December 1, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Coronado, CA

Purpose - Keynote speaker, National Water Resources Association Annual Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $181.00
Lodging Cost - $168.41
Meal Cost - $25.62
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $375.03

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sunrise Airlines
Dates - February 23, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Lake Powell, AZ

Purpose - Fact-finding/educational
Notes - Lake Powell, AZ - Page, AZ

Travel Cost - $245.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $245.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 4, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - education purposes
Notes - Spouse Shirley Shadegg accompanied.

Travel Cost - $44.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $336.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $555.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - August 8, 2001 - August 11, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Colorado Springs, CO

Purpose - education purposes
Notes - itinerary not specified

Travel Cost - $766.25
Lodging Cost - $695.44
Meal Cost - $201.53
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,663.22

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 28, 2002 - January 29, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $72.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $146.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $347.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 21, 2004 - January 23, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MD

Purpose - conservative members retreat - educational
Notes - other for audiovisual and incidentals

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $232.79
Other Cost - $39.13
Total Cost - $571.92

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Club for Growth
Dates - February 19, 2004 - February 21, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - educational
Notes - location not specified. [location listed on Ethics rpt for 2004]

Travel Cost - $760.40
Lodging Cost - $400.00
Meal Cost - $220.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,380.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Club for Growth
Dates - March 11, 2005 - March 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Myers, FL

Purpose - Educational purpose
Notes - DCA - Ft Myers, FL / Ft Myers, FL - PHX (Washington, DC - Ft Myers - Phoenix, AZ)

Travel Cost - $836.00
Lodging Cost - $325.00
Meal Cost - $250.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,411.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 3, 2005 - February 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational purpose
Notes - Capitol Hill - Baltimore - Capitol Hill

Travel Cost - $113.40
Lodging Cost - $425.26
Meal Cost - $304.47
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $882.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Preferred Provider Org
Dates - January 23, 2005 - January 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orange County, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Phoenix - Orange County, CA - Phoenix

Travel Cost - $398.00
Lodging Cost - $372.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $770.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - Educational
Notes - [assumed city]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,134.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Cerner Corp
Dates - April 16, 2004 - April 17, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes - PHX - SAN - PHX (Phoenix - San Diego - Phoenix)

Travel Cost - $200.00
Lodging Cost - $385.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $585.00

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.