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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?

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Office of

Michael Enzi


Total cost of 55 office trips: $96,640.96


Trips by Michael Enzi
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $28,599.92

Destination: INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Fay Improvement Company
Purpose: SPEECHES
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,744.00
source

Destination: CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: CONVENTION SPEAKER
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $5,935.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: US-Ireland Alliance
Purpose: TRIP TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE IRISH ECONOMY AND TO DISCUSS U.S. BUSINESSES AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE IRISH ECONOMY
Date: May 25, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $8,056.00
source

Destination: MUNICH, GERMANY
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $8,338.90
source

Destination: CAPE COD, MASSACHUSSETTS
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE "INVEST TO COMPETE ALLIANCE" CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 3, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,635.18
source

Destination: KETCHIKAN, ALASKA
Sponsor: Waterfall Committee
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $890.84
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Michael Enzi

Kathryn Barr
Candice Cotton
Gregory Dean
Michelle Dirst
Christine Dodd
Andrew Emrich
Allen Fleming
Raissa Geary
Benjamin Ling
Flip Mcconnaughey
Katherine Mcguire
Stephen Northrup
Joel Oswald
Wendy Rasmussen Gnehm
Dallas Scholes
Elizabeth Smith
John Snowden
Michael Thompson
Christopher Tomassi



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.