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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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  • 09.10.14

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Office of

Debbie Wasserman Schultz


Total cost of 7 office trips: $25,923.41


Trips by Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $25,679.29

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE VIA NEW YORK, WA, NEW YORK VIA WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TOUR OF NYSE (CONGRESSIONAL TRIP)
Date: Mar 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,159.26
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO KARAKOW, POLAND VIA WARSAW, POLAND VIA FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $5,158.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: PRESS INTERVIEW-LIVE
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,421.70
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: American Pharmaceutical Association
Purpose: TO PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE OVERVIEWING PRESCRIPTION DRUG ISSUES
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $366.21
source

Destination: FT L-CHICAGO, O'HARE; CHICAGO-O'HARE-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: VISITED CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,369.69
source

Destination: FRANKFORT VIA BERLIN VIA MUNICH
Sponsor: GERMAN MARSHALL FUND OF THE U.S. AND THE ROBERT BOSCH STIFTUNG
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRIP TO CONGRESS BUNDSTAR FORUM 2005
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $16,204.43
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Jonathan Beeton



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.