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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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Office of

Pete Domenici


Total cost of 57 office trips: $104,437.91


Trips by Pete Domenici
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $8,008.22

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT FOR DCP ANNUAL WINTER MEETING
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,282.59
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Independent Petroleum Association of America
Purpose: SPEECH/AWARD ACCEPTANCE
Date: Jan 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,063.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO, EXCELON CORPORATION, AND EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT FOR THE EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $4,437.63
source

Destination: ABQ, NM TO HOBBS, NM
Sponsor: Louisiana Energy Services
Purpose: VISIT TO THE NATIONAL ENRICHMENT FACILITY
Date: Oct 18, 2004
Expense: $225.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Pete Domenici

Daniel Brandt
Christopher Collins
Allen Cutler
Kellie Donnelly
Lisa Epifani
Beth Felder
Alex Flint
Marnie Funk
Ryan Gleason
James Hearn
Edward Hild
G William Hoagland
Bernadette Kilroy
Peter Lyons
Sabre Mayhugh
David Myers
Mieko Nakabayashi
Kelly Neville
John Peschke
Roy Phillips
Denise Ramor
Shelly Randel
Joaquin Sanchez
Robert Stevenson
Margaret Stewart
Clint Taylor
Cheryle Tucker
Elizabeth Turpen
Shelly Vaugh-Randel
Kathleen Weldon
Winslow Wheeler
Gary Ziehe



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.