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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

James Inhofe


Total cost of 58 office trips: $109,862.00


Trips by James Inhofe
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $2,561.55

Destination: TULSA, OK TO SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: OCEAN SPRAY CRANBERRY GROWERS & CITRUS GROWERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DELIVER SPEECH ON WETLANDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH MY POSITION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON CLEAN AIR, WETLANDS, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND NUCLEAR SAFETY OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS
Date: Feb 21, 2000
Expense: $364.05
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL & REFINERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DELIVER SPEECH TO THEIR ANNUAL MEETING AT THE GENERAL SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH MY POSITION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON CLEAN AIR, WETLANDS, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND NUCLEAR SAFETY OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS
Date: Mar 27, 2000
Expense: $1,075.00
source

Destination: LONG BEACH - ANAHEIM CA
Sponsor: Boeing Co
Purpose: OFFICIAL TRAVEL - TRANSPORTATION BETWEEN BOEINGS C-17 PLANT (LONG BEACH) AND BOEING'S BATTLEFIELD INTEGRATION CENTER FACILITY (ANAHEIM)
Date: Feb 19, 2004
Expense: $62.50
source

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION REGARDING TRADE IN FOOD & MEDICINE, INCLUDING POLICY DEVELOPMENT
Date: Apr 23, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,060.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of James Inhofe

Dan Barron
Richard Blackwood
John Bonsell
John Collison
Genevieve Erny
Michael Ference
Ragon Gentry
Martin Hall
Aloysius Hogan
Cynthia Janssen
Suzanne Matwyshen-Gillen
Mike Murray
James O'keeffe
Louis Renjel
Nathan Richmond
Greg Schildwachter
John Shanahan
Ellen Stein
Caroline Swift
Ruth Van Mark
Cynthia Vukmer
Julie Wareing
Michael Whatley
Andrew Wheeler



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.