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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

Ed Case


Total cost of 8 office trips: $30,050.58


Trips by Ed Case
Total cost of congressperson's 8 trips: $30,050.58

Destination: BRIEFINGS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, ROUNDTABLES
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,576.00
source

Destination: CODEL TO ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $12,110.33
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING EVENT
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,498.90
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,947.68
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,829.93
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HI TO CHICAGO, II, TO WASHINGTON DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE (CME) & CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE (CBOT)
Purpose: MEET WITH OFFICERS, WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES AT THE CME AND CBOT ON OPERATIONS AND ISSUES AND VISIT EXCHANGE AND BOARD
Date: Apr 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,801.69
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF NATIONAL ISSUES OF CONCERN WITH DLC MEMBERS AND FELLOW ELECTED OFFICIALS
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $4,310.71
source

Destination: GULF OF MEXICO
Sponsor: Dominion Resources Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/INFORMATION TRIP/BRIEFING TO AN OFFSHORE OIL RIG
Date: Apr 29, 2005
Expense: $1,975.34
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Ed Case



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.