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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

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Office of

John Edwards


Total cost of 29 office trips: $54,623.55


Trips by John Edwards
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $12,311.10

Destination: CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE CORPORATE ALLIANCES SUMMIT
Date: Jan 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $7,492.00
source

Destination: LANSING, MI
Sponsor: MICHIGAN TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE MICHIGAN TRIAL LAWYERS BANQUET
Date: May 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $783.60
source

Destination: MONTREAL CANADA, NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Association of Trial Lawyers of America and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKER AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASSN. TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA
Date: Jul 14, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,757.50
source

Destination: RALEIGH, N.C.
Sponsor: North Carolina Economic Development Center
Purpose: TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE 2001 RURAL PARTNERS FORUM
Date: Nov 29, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $499.50
source

Destination: ELON COLLEGE, NC 27244 (BURLINGTON)
Sponsor: Elon University
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE THE GUEST SPEAKER EHUD BARAK AT THE ELON UNIVERSITY PROGRAM FOR THE ALL CAMPUS CONVOCATION
Date: Jan 16, 2002
Expense: $1,124.50
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Sponsor: Association of Trial Lawyers of America and affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH TO A.T.L.A LUNCHEON
Date: Jul 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $654.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Edwards

Victoria Basseth
Crystal Bennett
Michael Briggs
Erica Buehrens
Derek Chollet
Laura Godwin
Kate Heath
Stephanie Jones
Miles Lackey
Jeffrey Lane
Maureen Mahon
Kathryn Marks
Kevin Monroe



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.