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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

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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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Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Las Vegas chapter - $6,972.85 spent on 9 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
May 31, 2003 - May 31, 2003 (1 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Deliver keynote address to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority regional conference.
Total Cost - $1,158.00

FORD, HAROLD E JR - Democratic Party
July 21, 2002 - July 22, 2002 (2 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - speaker
Total Cost - $753.50

JOHNSON, EDDIE BERNICE - Democratic Party
May 17, 2002 - May 19, 2002 (3 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $945.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 25, 2002 - January 26, 2002 (2 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $908.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
July 11, 2003 - July 13, 2003 (3 days)
Boston, MA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $760.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
August 22, 2003 - August 24, 2003 (3 days)
Seattle, WA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $758.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
February 21, 2003 - February 22, 2003 (2 days)
Indianapolis, IN
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $850.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 28, 2005 - January 29, 2005 (2 days)
Syracuse, NY
Co-sponsor(s): Rancocus Valley Alumni
Purpose - Guest speaker
Total Cost - $555.35

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 23, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (3 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Keynote Speaker; Annual Founders Day Ceremony
Total Cost - $285.00

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.