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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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Office of

Mike Pence


Total cost of 30 office trips: $47,226.67


Trips by Mike Pence
Total cost of congressperson's 16 trips: $25,713.52

Destination: RSC RETREAT
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $385.36
source

Destination:
Sponsor: THE ASPEN INSTITUTE-(THE MIKE PENCE COMMITTEE PAID REGISTRATION FEES OF
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: IAD-BERLIN, GERMANY AND RETURN
Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Purpose: ATTEND THE CONFERENCE ON INTERNL. TERRORISM
Date: Sep 28, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,266.58
source

Destination: RETREAT IN BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source

Destination: EVANSVILLE, IN
Sponsor: VANDERBURG CO RIGHT TO LIFE (TRAVEL & MEALS) TRI-STATE ATHLETIC CLUB (LODGING)
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE PROLIFE ISSUES TO STATE OF INDIANA
Date: Apr 22, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO NAPLES, FL; SPEAK TO RIGHT TO WORK NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Sponsor: NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK COMMITTEE
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE RIGHT TO WORK ISSUES
Date: Jan 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,256.78
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO THE GREENBRIER FOR THE 2003 CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: OFFICIAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT - EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.00
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO BOSTON, MA; SPEAK TO 2003 ANNUAL LEADERSHIP DINNER
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE PRO-ISRAEL ISSUES
Date: May 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $654.56
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO PALM BEACH, FL; SPEAK ON PANEL AT 2003 RESTORATION WEEKEND
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE GOVERNMENT & CONSERVATIVE ISSUES
Date: Nov 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,809.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP AS A MEMBER OF MIDEAST & CENTRAL ASIA SUBCOMMITTEE ON IR COMMITTEE
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,871.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 22, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $484.46
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: COUNCIL FOR NATIONAL POLICY
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE CONGRESSIONAL & CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL ISSUES
Date: Mar 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,114.40
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: OFFICIAL; PROMOTE CONGRESSIONAL & CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL ISSUES
Date: Apr 30, 2004
Expense: $648.19
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Richard Norman Co
Purpose: OFFICIAL; SPEAK TO PROMOTE CONGRESSIONAL & CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL ISSUES
Date: Nov 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $259.88
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,300.41
source

Destination: MALIBU, CA
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose:
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,761.90
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Mike Pence

Ron Arnold
Skip Brown
Sheila Cole
Ryan Fisher
Leanne Holdman
Matt Lloyd
William Smith
Paul Teller
Patrick Wilson



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.