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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

Futures Industry Association


Total cost of 19 trips: $36,515.65


Traveler: Greg Zerzan (from the office of Larry Combest)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: ATTEND FIA CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,500.00
source

Traveler: Greg Zerzan (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,800.00
source

Traveler: John Anderson (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: BOCA RATON
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS FUTURES TRADING AND DERIVATIVES
Date: Mar 12, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,679.20
source

Traveler: Andrew Morton (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: ATTEND THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FUTURES INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FUTURES INDUSTRY ISSUES
Date: Mar 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,692.00
source

Traveler: Jon Hixson (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION-EDUCATION
Date: Mar 12, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,313.00
source

Traveler: Bill Nelson (from the office of Bill Nelson)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WASHINGTON OUTLOOK PANEL
Date: Mar 14, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $516.60
source

Traveler: David Johnson (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE WHERE ISSUES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION WERE DISCUSSED
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,213.00
source

Traveler: Andrew Morton (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: ATTEND THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FUTURES INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE ISSUES CURRENTLY FACING THE FUTURES INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,615.00
source

Traveler: Matthew O'mara (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: FT LAUDERDALE AND BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB
Purpose: ANNUAL FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,688.11
source

Traveler: Robert Getzoff (from the office of Rahm Emanuel)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL FUTURES INDUSTRY ANNUAL CONFERENCE ATTEND PANEL DISCUSSIONS, SPEAKERS, EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,515.16
source

Traveler: Ryan Weston (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: BOCA RATON
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Marsha Blackburn (from the office of Marsha Blackburn)
Destination: NASHVILLE, TN-BOCA RATON, CHARLES RETURNED TO NASHVILLE AND CONGRESSMAN RETURNED TO WASHINGTON DULLES
Purpose: KEYNOTE PANELIST FOR THE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $5,469.41
source

Traveler: Eric Juzenas (from the office of Tom Harkin)
Destination: BOCA RATON
Purpose: FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOC. CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,925.00
source

Traveler: Ted Monoson (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE
Purpose: ANNUAL FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE DEALING WITH MANY ISSUES RELATED TO REAUTHORIZATION OF THE COMMODITY EXCHANGE ACT
Date: Mar 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,904.89
source

Traveler: Tyler Wegmeyer (from the office of Jerry Moran)
Destination: FLORIDA
Purpose: THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Date: Mar 16, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $980.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Kramp (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Purpose: TO ATTEND BREAK OUT SESSIONS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF THE COMMODITY EXCHANGE INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,201.90
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: BOCA, FLORIDA
Purpose: STAFFING CONGRESSMAN WHO SPOKE ON MEMBERS PANEL
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,978.07
source

Traveler: Christopher Ogilvie (from the office of Bob Etheridge)
Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: ATTEND FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT INDUSTRY AND THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WITH FUTURES. ASSIST MEMBER OF CONGRESS WITH PANEL DISCUSSION ON FUTURES AND CONGRESSIONAL UPDATE
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,326.51
source

Traveler: Craig Rushing (from the office of Marilyn Musgrave)
Destination: BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Purpose: ACCOMPANY MEMBER ON SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,017.80
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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.