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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

Mark Pryor


Total cost of 36 office trips: $46,828.64


Trips by Mark Pryor
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $8,148.15

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $860.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: SARCOMA FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,346.01
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: PATHOLOGY SERVICES ASSOCIATES
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,679.04
source

Destination: KNOXVILLE, TN (ROUNDTRIP FROM LITTLE ROCK, AR)
Sponsor: Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Purpose: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR CAMDEN, ARKANSAS
Date: Aug 5, 2003
Expense: $1,154.00
source

Destination: BRANSON, MO (ROUNDTRIP FROM LITTLE ROCK, AR)
Sponsor: Arkansas Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Aug 8, 2003
Expense: $823.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 18, 2003
Expense: $1,352.62
source

Destination: FINDLEY, OH
Sponsor: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Dec 3, 2003
Expense: $932.98
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Mark Pryor

Megan Dooley
Derrick Freeman
Terri Glaze
Andrew Grobmyer
Rodell Mollineau
Walter Pryor
Robert Russell
Michael Teague
Elizabeth Wilson
Andrew York



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.