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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

Linda Sanchez


Total cost of 24 office trips: $71,270.81


Trips by Linda Sanchez
Total cost of congressperson's 14 trips: $54,403.64

Destination: INCOGNITO ADDRESS
Sponsor: Planned Parenthood
Purpose:
Date: Mar 28, 2003
Expense: $1,543.00
source

Destination: DALLAS FORT WORTH, TEXAS
Sponsor: Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
Purpose: KEYNOTE BREAKFAST SPEAKER
Date: Jul 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,114.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,809.05
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Sony Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,584.07
source

Destination: LAKEWOOD, CALIFORNIA-RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CALIFORNIA DELEGATION RETREAT 2003
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,226.05
source

Destination: DELHI, AGRA, HYPERBAD AND MUMBAI (ALL IN THE COUNTRY OF INDIA)
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INDIA FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 2, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $18,800.30
source

Destination: HAVANA
Sponsor: Willaim C Velasquez Institute
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $7,300.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON-PHOENIX-LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: National Council of La Raza
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $737.04
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA-SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
Sponsor: Teamsters Union
Purpose: TO MONITOR THE STATUS OF THE SOTO MURDER INVESTIGATION
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,060.02
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY - NEWARK, NJ - SINGAPORE - SRI LANKA - LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: INSTITUTE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA STUDIES AND THE COMMUNICATIONS CONSORTIUM MEDIA CENTER
Purpose: SURVEY SINGAPORE'S INTERNATIONAL DISASTER-RELIEF EFFORTS TO TSUNAMI-HIT COUNTRIES, PORT SECURITY, AND SURVEY TSUNAMI DEVASTATION AND RELIEF EFFORTS IN SRI LANKA
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $8,678.06
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HOUSTON, TX-LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: TEXAS WOMEN LAWYERS
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 18, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,185.94
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA-HOUSTON, TX-MORELIA, MEXICO-HOUSTON, TX-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE THIRD ANNUAL UNITED STATES - MEXICO FUTURES FORUM
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,633.34
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: AMER LEG FDN, COAL TO PROM. MIN, HLTH, SEIU, AETNA, AHIP, UNITED, WELLPOINT, BCBS
Purpose: MINORITY HEALTH SUMMIT
Date: Jul 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,507.38
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: Alliance for Justice
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN AN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CONVENTION PANEL
Date: Aug 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,225.39
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Linda Sanchez

Betsy Arnold
Willard Carte
Malcolm Grace
William Grady
Virginia Mosqueda
Roberto Rodriguez



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.