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    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

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    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.

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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LEWIS, JOHN, Democratic Party
Georgia

Total number of trips - 18
Total cost of trips - $0.00

Average cost per trip - $0.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 37 days
Rank of representative - 638 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Temple Bethel of Great Neck
Dates - January 16, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - New York, NY - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - MLK Celebration Committee
Dates - January 19, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Albany, GA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Albany, GA - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lane College
Dates - February 2, 2004 - February 3, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Memphis, TN

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Memphis, TN - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics
Dates - February 13, 2004 - February 15, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Montg. - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - SCLC Women Inc
Dates - March 6, 2004 - March 8, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Alabama - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Baptist College
Dates - March 15, 2004 - March 16, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Nashville, TN

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Nash., TN - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Coalition for Human Rights
Dates - March 21, 2004 - March 22, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Detroit, MI

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL (Atlanta) - Detroit, MI - NC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Meal Cost -
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Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Univ of Texas LBJ School
Dates - March 25, 2004 - March 26, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Austin, TX

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Austin, TX - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - William & Mary Univ
Dates - April 6, 2004 - April 7, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Williamsburg, VA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Williamsburg, VA - Washington, DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
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Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boston College Law School
Dates - April 13, 2004 - April 13, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Boston, MA - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Syracuse Univ
Dates - April 25, 2004 - April 26, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Syracuse, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Syracuse, NY - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Dates - June 13, 2005 - June 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - NY

Purpose - Congressman Lewis received the "Beacon of Justice Award" and a Special Tribute to the 40th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
Notes - Atlanta - New York - Washington, DC Dollar amounts not specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Children's Defense Fund
Dates - June 10, 2005 - June 11, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - Congressman Lewis served as the keynote speaker at the 2005 Call to Action night for 700 primarily Black college students
Notes - Atlanta - Knoxville - Atlanta Dollar amounts not specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - City Year
Dates - June 2, 2005 - June 3, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR

Purpose - Congressman Lewis received the Lifetime of Idealism Award recognized as City Year's highest honor
Notes - Atlanta - Little Rock - Atlanta No dollar amount specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP Local Chapter
Dates - September 17, 2005 - September 18, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Charleston, SC

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Atlanta, GA - Charleston, SC - Atlanta, GA

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Univ of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Dates - October 13, 2005 - October 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Atlanta, GA - Little Rock, AR - Atlanta, GA

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
Dates - October 29, 2005 - October 30, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Washington, DC- Boston, MA - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP Legal Defense
Dates - November 3, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressman was being honored/speaking engagement
Notes - Washington, DC - New York - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
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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.