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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

Jerry Moran


Total cost of 22 office trips: $27,678.07


Trips by Jerry Moran
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $7,697.23

Destination: HAVANA GULFTREAM
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: EXAMINE AGRICULTURAL TRADE OPPORTUNITIES
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $932.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO-NEW YORK, NY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $973.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY-MEMPHIS-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Delta Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Sep 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $968.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY-CHICAGO-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,233.03
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Sponsor: Agricultual Retailers Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/LEGISLATIVE AWARD RECIPIENT
Date: Dec 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $732.09
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-FT. LAUDERDALE, FL-KANSAS CITY, MO
Sponsor: Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,440.85
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI-CHICAGO, ILLINOIS-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Chicago Board Options Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $418.26
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jerry Moran

Jennie Guttery
Thomas Hemmer
Jon Hixson
Kelli Ludlum
Trevor Mckeeman
Travis Murphy
Kip Peterson
Tyler Wegmeyer



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.