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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.

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Trips sponsored by

Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Total cost of 10 trips: $85,100.00


Traveler: Thomas Kahn (from the office of John Spratt)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: James Keena (from the office of Thomas Allen)
Destination: SULTANATE OF OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Gene Smith (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Sam Gejdenson)
Destination: MUSCAT, OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACTFINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Eric Johnson (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Samuel Stratman (from the office of Henry Hyde)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Bradley Ayers (from the office of Roger Wicker)
Destination: TOUR OF OMANI BUSINESS & MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Jodi Smith (from the office of Doug Bereuter)
Destination: MUSCAT, OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Jameel Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: OMAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source



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.