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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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BUNNING, JIM, Republican Party
Kentucky

Total number of trips - 10
Total cost of trips - $4,270.80

Average cost per trip - $427.08
Total number of days spent traveling - 25 days
Rank of representative - 514 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Pepperdine University
Dates - April 27, 2001 - April 27, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Malibu, CA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,159.00
Lodging Cost - $320.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,479.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Kentucky Bankers Association
Dates - September 9, 2001 - September 10, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Sea Island, GA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,426.45
Lodging Cost - $365.35
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,791.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Induction into Ted William Hall of Fame
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 20, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Citrus Hills, FL

Purpose - Related to Major League Baseball Career
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure Form so actual costs not listed. Costs are for roundtrip airfare from Washington DC for self and spouse, meals, tickets, and lodging.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Baseball Hall of Fame
Dates - August 4, 2000 - August 6, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cooperstown, NY

Purpose - Related to Major League Baseball Career
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure form, so actual costs not listed. Cost is for round-trip airfare for self and spouse, tickets, meals and lodging.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Baseball Hall of Fame
Dates - July 25, 2002 - July 27, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cooperstown, NY

Purpose -
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure form, only total cost given. Cost is for round-trip travel from Washington DC for self and spouse, tickets, and lodging.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Philadelphia Phillies
Dates - April 3, 2003 - April 4, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Visit Opening Day Ceremonies with spouse
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure form, only total cost given. Cost is for round-trip travel from Washington DC for self and spouse, meals, and lodging.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Baseball Hall of Fame
Dates - July 27, 2003 - July 29, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cooperstown, NY

Purpose - Other
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure form, only total cost given. Cost is for round-trip travel from Washington DC for self and spouse, meals, and lodging.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Philadelphia Phillies
Dates - September 27, 2003 - September 28, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Visit Closing Veterans Stadium Day with spouse.
Notes - Filed in end of year Financial Disclosure form so only total cost given. Cost is for roundtrip air travel from Cincinnati, OH for self and spouse, meals, and lodging.

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

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Baseball Hall of Fame
Dates - July 28, 2004 - July 30, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cooperstown, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Cooperstown, NY - Washington, DC Including spouse This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Center for the Study of Popular Culture Restoration Weekend
Dates - November 10, 2004 - November 12, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - West Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Kentucky - West Palm Beach, FL - Kentucky Including spouse This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report

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

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.