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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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INHOFE, JAMES M, Republican Party
Oklahoma

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $2,561.55

Average cost per trip - $640.39
Total number of days spent traveling - 5 days
Rank of representative - 544 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Ocean Spray Cranberry Growers & Citrus Growers Association
Dates - February 21, 2000 - February 21, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - to deliver speech on Wetlands in accordance with my position as Chairman of the subcommittee on clean air, wetlands, private property and nuclear safety of the committee on environment and public works
Notes - Tulsa, OK - San Antonio, TX

Travel Cost - $364.05
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $364.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
Dates - March 27, 2000 - March 27, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - to deliver speech to their annual meeting at the general session in accordance with my position as chairman of the subcommittee on clean air, wetlands, private property and nuclear safety of the committee on environment and public works
Notes - first class airfare. Tulsa, OK - San Antonio, TX - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,075.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,075.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boeing Inc.
Dates - February 19, 2004 - February 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Anaheim, CA

Purpose - Transportation between Boeing's C-17 plant (Long Beach) and Boeing's Battlefield Integration Center Facility (Anaheim)
Notes - Long Beach, CA - Anaheim, CA

Travel Cost - $62.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $62.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation
Dates - April 23, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cuba

Purpose - Fact-finding mission regarding trade in food and medicine, including policy development
Notes -

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost - $410.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $1,060.00

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.