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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

Jack Reed


Total cost of 48 office trips: $56,580.32


Trips by Jack Reed
Total cost of congressperson's 11 trips: $23,373.77

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,631.20
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,977.00
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RI TO NEWPORT, RI
Sponsor: NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Purpose: POLICE GATHERING
Date: May 7, 2000
Expense: $800.00
source

Destination: JAPAN, CHINA, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $6,204.11
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,770.70
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: ASPEN INSTITUTE POLICY CONFERENCE - (AMERICA AND EUROPE)
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,039.00
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: ASPEN INSTITUTE POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 4, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Sponsor: HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $875.02
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $2,383.04
source

Destination: ASPEN, CO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Jul 31, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, SILICON VALLEY, OAKLAND, AND SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESSES ON U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONSHIP AND ISSUES AT FOUR AIPAC EVENTS
Date: Dec 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $806.70
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jack Reed

Jonathan Berger
Jason Connors
Thomas Evans
John Hattervick
Elizabeth King
Nancy Langrall
Peter Lawrence
Didem Nisanci
Kara Nugent
Kristen Sarri
Elyse Wasch
Wendy Wierzbicki



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.