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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

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?

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Office of

Donald Manzullo


Total cost of 38 office trips: $57,476.71


Trips by Donald Manzullo
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $11,164.02

Destination: MARION, AR
Sponsor: Union Pacific Corporation
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INTERMODAL FACILITIES SIMILAR TO THOSE PROPOSED IN THE 16TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. TRIP INCLUDED LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
Date: Nov 30, 2000
Expense: $674.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: INVITED SPEAKER AT FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSN. ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $4,015.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: VIST 3 STOCK EXCHANGES; OPEN NASDAQ; DUTIES PER FINANCIAL SVC. CTR.
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $857.00
source

Destination: TORONTO, CANADA
Sponsor: Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Purpose: INVITED TO SPEAK AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $773.53
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPANT/PRESENTER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,264.40
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Donald Manzullo

Richard Beutel
Thomas Bezas
Conor Brown
Rich Carter
Bryan Davis
Michael Day
Ian Deason
Jennifer Ensminger
Philip Eskeland
Stephen Johnson
Bradley Knox
Christopher Lee
Adam Magary
Kurt Markva
Jennifer Osika
Rosario Palmieri
Barry Pineles
Helen Smith
John Szymanski
James Thomas
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.