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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

John Shadegg


Total cost of 57 office trips: $50,587.02


Trips by John Shadegg
Total cost of congressperson's 13 trips: $10,959.00

Destination: LAKE POWELL-PAGE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: SUNRISE AIR LINES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 23, 2000
Expense: $245.00
source

Destination: NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, CORONADO, CA
Sponsor: National Water Resources Association (NWRA)
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Nov 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $375.03
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $555.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,663.22
source

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

Destination: CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT IN CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $571.92
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,380.40
source

Destination: SAN
Sponsor: Cerner Corporation
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.00
source

Destination: ORANGE COUNTY, CA
Sponsor: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $770.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.54
source

Destination: DCA TO FT. MYERS, FL FT MYERS, FL TO PHX
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Mar 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX - LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,038.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Shadegg

Jennifer Bastian
Lisa Bos
Neil Bradley
Elise Finley
Kimberly Herb
Christopher Hutchison
Stephen Madden
Sheila Moloney
Kristin Nelthorpe
Sean Noble
John Pappas
Douglas Stoss
Paul Teller
Lance Wenger



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.