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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

    The troubled history of vocational education

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Trips sponsored by

American Arab Chamber of Commerce


Total cost of 14 trips: $76,468.00


Traveler: Tricia Geringer (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: CAIRO & LUXOR, EGYPT
Purpose: DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT AND LEARN ABOUT ITS PRIORITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE MIDDLE EAST.
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Rob Neal (from the office of George Nethercutt)
Destination: DC-CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Cindy Brown (from the office of Ron Kind)
Destination: CAIRO & LUXOR EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Mandy Bowers (from the office of Dave Camp)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FOREIGN RELATIONS AND TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Marc Mealy (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: PARIS - CAIRO
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Dianne Miller (from the office of Maurice Hinchey)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CAIRO, EGYPT-LUKOR, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING-ECONOMIC & POLITICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN U.S. & EGYPT
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Nona Darrell (from the office of Tim Holden)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Brian Vigue (from the office of Patrick Kennedy)
Destination: CAIRO
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Traveler: Carolyn Kilpatrick (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: DULLES, VA-CAIRO, EGYPT-DETROIT, MI
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $9,713.00
source

Traveler: Kimberly Rudolph (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: DULLES, VA-CAIRO, EGYPT-DETROIT, MI
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,843.00
source

Traveler: Khalil Munir (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,503.00
source

Traveler: Gregory Meeks (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $9,243.00
source

Traveler: Barbara Lee (from the office of Barbara Lee)
Destination: DC - CAIRO, EGYPT - LOS ANGELES
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $10,563.00
source

Traveler: Sheila Jackson Lee (from the office of Sheila Jackson Lee)
Destination: D.C. TO CAIRO-3/19-TO PARIS 3/20-PARIS-EGYPT 3/25-LEAVE CAIRO
Purpose: TO MAINTAIN BI-LATEST RELATIONS BETWEEN THE U.S. & EGYPT
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $9,603.00
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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

    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.