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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

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Office of

Philip Crane


Total cost of 24 office trips: $148,794.50


Trips by Philip Crane
Total cost of congressperson's 15 trips: $124,972.21

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INC.
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF LAW FROM A CONGRESSIONAL STANDPOINT
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,766.83
source

Destination: TAMPA FLORIDA
Sponsor: Port of Tampa Propeller Club
Purpose: PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE ON STATUS OF PNTR WITH CHINA WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,088.62
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: IN-DEPTH DISCUSSIONS OF PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING US-ITALIAN RELATIONS
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,120.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE - VIETNAM
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $19,562.00
source

Destination: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $12,286.16
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON LEG. ISSUES OF THE WAYS & MEANS CMTE RELEVANT TO CME
Date: Mar 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $5,381.66
source

Destination: ANTIQUA & BARBUDAS-BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF THE REGION; TO DISCUSS ONGOING TRADE INITIATIVES IN THE REGION
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $8,123.52
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE; CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT ON CONG. PANEL-FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSN. CONF.
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,583.40
source

Destination: LONDON, U.K.
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: AS CHAIRMAN OF THE WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRADE, CONGRESSMAN CRANE PARTICIPATED IN EVENTS FOCUSING ON THE UPCOMING WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) MINISTERIAL IN CANCUN, MEXICO
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $18,650.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES); TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM PROVIDING A "HANDS ON" OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE KEY TECHNOLOGIES AND DISCUSS ISSUES SUCH AS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SALES TAX HOLIDAYS, A
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $5,493.64
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-SAN DIEGO, CA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, WHICH PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE CONDITION OF THE RAILROADS AND AN EXAMINATION OF CURRENT TRANSPORTATION POLICY ISSUES, INCLUDING RAIL SAFETY, ECONOMIC REGULATION, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, TA
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $6,655.80
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $670.06
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN "WASHINGTON OUTLOOK" PROGRAM DURING THE FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $5,062.23
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMIT, WHERE WE DISCUSSED THE FEDERAL BUDGET DEFICIT, OUTSOURCING, EXPENSING OF STOCK OPTIONS AND LEGAL REFORM.
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $4,484.40
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL-BUDAPEST, HUNGARY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TO DISCUSS VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL TAX AND TRADE ISSUES WITH EU OFFICIALS
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $19,043.49
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Philip Crane

Bryce Dustman
James Hayes
Shalla Ross
Emanuel Rossman
Andrew Shore
Michele Taultin



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.