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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

Jennifer Dunn


Total cost of 51 office trips: $134,960.74


Trips by Jennifer Dunn
Total cost of congressperson's 8 trips: $24,957.33

Destination: DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM'S ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Jan 26, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $7,490.53
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: A SPEECH
Date: Apr 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $358.06
source

Destination: ZURICH
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM'S ANNUAL MTG.
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,161.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Ernst & Young LLP
Purpose: ADDRESS ERNST & YOUNG EXEC.S AND ATTEND THE CATALYST DINNER
Date: Apr 2, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $893.62
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: SPEECH TO THEIR EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 9, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $980.26
source

Destination: GREENBRIER-NEW YORK CITY (LA GUARDIA)-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 1, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,802.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 22, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: FROM DALLAS TO LONDON, UK TO SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: RIPON EDUCATIONAL FUND TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $6,271.86
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jennifer Dunn

Douglas Badger
Vergil Cabasco
Ashley Cohen
Ruel Dunn
James Hager
Douglas Lathrop
Ben Lenderman
Paul Schlegel
Pierce Scranton
Yelena Vaynberg



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.