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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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KYL, JON L, Republican Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 13
Total cost of trips - $46,213.50

Average cost per trip - $3,554.88
Total number of days spent traveling - 34 days
Rank of representative - 137 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - America West Airlines
Dates - August 17, 2000 - August 21, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Kalispell, MT

Purpose - speak to the America West board of directors' retreat
Notes - Kyl paid for 4th night, wife Caryll accompanied.

Travel Cost - $2,297.00
Lodging Cost - $447.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,774.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 26, 2000 - February 26, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - give keynote luncheon address at conference
Notes - Phoenix, AZ - Los Angeles -Phoenix

Travel Cost - $236.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $236.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 22, 2001 - June 24, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - speaker at annual meeting
Notes - wife Caryll Kyl

Travel Cost - $50.00
Lodging Cost - $330.00
Meal Cost - $330.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $710.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - May 6, 2001 - May 6, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - featured speaker at the 40th annual Texas Congressional reception and dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,155.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,155.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Donors Forum on International Affairs
Dates - May 14, 2001 - May 14, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - speaker at the Donors' Forum meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $417.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $417.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Dates - June 21, 2002 - June 23, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Participate in a panel discussion on counter terrorism
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $3,510.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $314.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,124.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Council for National Policy
Dates - February 8, 2002 - February 9, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dana Point, CA

Purpose - Keynote speaker for conference
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $1,061.00
Lodging Cost - $401.50
Meal Cost - $258.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,720.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Hans Seidel Foundation
Dates - July 3, 2002 - July 8, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Munich, Germany - Berlin, Germany

Purpose - Participate in conferences for Hanns Seidel Foundation and Aspen Institute
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $16,500.00
Lodging Cost - $700.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $17,800.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - October 6, 2002 - October 6, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose -
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,075.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,075.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 20, 2003 - June 22, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Participate in AEI World Forum panel discussion
Notes - Caryll Kyl accompanied

Travel Cost - $4,953.00
Lodging Cost - $360.00
Meal Cost - $384.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,697.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - December 1, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Middleburg, VA

Purpose - Participate in the Senate Leadership Retreat
Notes - Caryll Kyl accompanied

Travel Cost - $246.00
Lodging Cost - $317.00
Meal Cost - $549.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,112.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 18, 2004 - June 20, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Moderator in group discussions for the 2004 AEI World Forum
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,640.00
Lodging Cost - $370.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,210.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 24, 2005 - June 26, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Moderator in group discussions for the 24th annual AEI World Forum
Notes - Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,150.00
Lodging Cost - $380.00
Meal Cost - $608.00
Other Cost - $45.00
Total Cost - $5,183.00

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.