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The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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

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  • 03.04.15

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  • 02.26.15

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BEAN, MELISSA L, Democratic Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $6,834.82

Average cost per trip - $1,708.71
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 473 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Common Wealth Fund JFK School of Govt
Dates - January 12, 2005 - January 16, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - To attend Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
Notes - Chicago, IL - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Aventura, FL - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Chicago, IL Personal Expense 1/12

Travel Cost - $1,118.36
Lodging Cost - $1,473.39
Meal Cost - $932.40
Other Cost - $145.96
Total Cost - $3,670.11

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NYSE
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressional Member Visit
Notes - Chicago, IL - New York, NY -- Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $497.20
Lodging Cost - $358.39
Meal Cost - $46.47
Other Cost - $123.80
Total Cost - $1,025.86

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Dates - April 18, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $151.74
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $351.74

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - April 29, 2005 - April 30, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - DLC spring retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - New Orleans, LA

Travel Cost - $1,313.10
Lodging Cost - $283.37
Meal Cost - $179.64
Other Cost - $11.00
Total Cost - $1,787.11

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.
  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

    Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.