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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?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

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  • 09.11.14

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  • 09.10.14

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Office of

Bob Ney


Total cost of 132 office trips: $248,548.25


Trips by Bob Ney
Total cost of congressperson's 12 trips: $50,296.56

Destination: BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "U.S.-GERMAN ROUNDTABLES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY"
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $5,551.05
source

Destination: PITTSBURGH, PA - NEW ORLEANS, LA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Purpose: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MORTGAGE BROKERS ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jun 24, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $612.00
source

Destination: 2000 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: 2000 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Destination: DEUSELDORF AND LEICHTENSTEIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: US-GERMAN ROUND TABLE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $14,539.20
source

Destination: OWENS-CORNING HEADQUARTER TOLEDO, OH
Sponsor: Owens Corning
Purpose: CONSTITUENT MEETING
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $6,000.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ADDRESS A SECURITIES CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $5,926.29
source

Destination: VISIT UNITED KINGDOM - TRAVEL TO SCOTLAND & LEAVE LONDON
Sponsor: National Center for Public Policy & Research
Purpose: SPEECH TO SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTARIANS; ATTEND EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO; VISIT BRITISH PARLIAMENT
Date: Aug 3, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,200.00
source

Destination: ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AND BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: MEET W/ US, ANTIGUAN & BARDADOS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ABOUT TOURISM & FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIES '
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,831.76
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Boich Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ENERGY LEGISLATION FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 18, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $385.00
source

Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND
Sponsor: FN Aviation
Purpose: MEETINGS REGARDING TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MATTERS
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,707.25
source

Destination: DC TO ELKHART, INDIANA (RND TRIP)
Sponsor: Manufactured Housing Association
Purpose: 1. ON SITE TOUR OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING FACILITY 2. REVIEW ISSUES AFFECTING MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 17, 2003
Expense: $2,144.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH TO THE ABA'S SUMMER MEETING
Date: Jul 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,000.01
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Bob Ney

John Bennett
Roman Buhler
Claire Cowart
John Dutton
Jonathan Gans
George Hadijski
Fred Hay
Will Heaton
Alexander Hoppes
Jeff Janas
Chester Kalis
Huy Le
Corey Lewandowski
Greg Mesack
Jennifer Mohtarez
Channing Nuss
Chris Otillio
Brett Palmer
Brian Petersen
Aaron Poe
Maria Robinson
Reynold Schweickhardt
Jason Spence
Paul Vinovich
Jennie Vollor
Neil Volz
Dennis Watson



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.