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Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

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    The troubled history of vocational education

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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

Instinet Corporation


Total cost of 46 trips: $35,930.54


Traveler: Kate Scheeler (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INSTINET TRADING TECHNOLOGIES RELEVANT TO UNDERSTANDING THROUGH COMMUNICATION NETWORK
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $410.00
source

Traveler: Adrienne Vanek (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFFERS WITH A MORE THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF INSTINET CORPORATION AND ITS ROLE IN THE NATION'S SECURITIES MARKETS
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $890.69
source

Traveler: Joel Oswald (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRONIC TRADING, CURRENT REQUIRED ISSUES AND ISSUES RELATING TO REVIEW OF NATIONAL MARKET SYSTEM
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $889.49
source

Traveler: Geof Gradler (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $725.00
source

Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY-INSTINCT BRIEFING
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SECURITIES ISSUES AND ECNS
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $667.00
source

Traveler: J Patrick Cave (from the office of Richard Baker)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $650.00
source

Traveler: Tom Mccrocklin (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: BUSINESS DINNER, ALL DAY MEETINGS AND TOUR
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE WORKING OF INSTINET
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $789.84
source

Traveler: Justin Daly (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING ON SECURITIES MARKETS
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Traveler: Thomas Montgomery (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING & TOUR
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,248.68
source

Traveler: Brant Imperatore (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $667.84
source

Traveler: Karen Lynch (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Traveler: Carter Mcdowell (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FACT FINDING AT INSTINET; MTGS W/ INSTINET EXECS
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Traveler: Alfred Garesche (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Traveler: Linda Rich (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NY
Purpose: BRIEFING BY INSTINET ON SEC'S MARKET ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2001
Expense: $350.00
source

Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ CEO & EXECUTIVES OF INSTINET RE. LEGISLATIVE ISSUES BEFORE ENERGY & COMMERCE COMMITTEE
Date: Jul 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $969.30
source

Traveler: Rohit Kumar (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: INSTINET STAFF TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT COMPANY & VISIT FACILITIES
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $910.79
source

Traveler: Michelle Jackson (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING RE: INSTINET CORPORATION & ITS ROLE IN THE NATION'S SEC. MARKETS
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Traveler: Brendan Reilly (from the office of Michael Ferguson)
Destination: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING BY INSTINET SENIOR STAFF (11/9)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING AND TOUR OF TRADING FLOO
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $891.79
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Richard Armey)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: MEETINGS AT INSTINCT TO LEARN ABOUT ELECTRONIC SECURITIES TRADING
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,148.60
source

Traveler: Robert Schellhas (from the office of Rob Portman)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Traveler: Sam Geduldig (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: INSTINET HEADQUARTERS EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $890.99
source

Traveler: Dan Archer (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Oct 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Traveler: Joshua Albert (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: NYC
Purpose:
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $493.23
source

Traveler: Jeremy Reyes (from the office of Rick Santorum)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: VISIT INSTINET HEADQUARTERS AND LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES IN THE SECURITIES MARKETS
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Traveler: Anthony Zaffirini (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC - NEW YORK
Purpose: BRIEFING ON STOCK MARKET POLICY
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $711.42
source

Traveler: Jameel Aalim-Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: VISIT TO ELECTRONIC TRADING NETWORK NY FACILITY.
Date: Oct 10, 2003
Expense: $252.80
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: VISIT TO HEADQUARTERS TO DISCUSS TRADE THRU RULE, FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, E-MARKET AND EON'S
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $711.42
source

Traveler: Brendon Weiss (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination:
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT
Date: Oct 10, 2003
Expense: $252.80
source

Traveler: Donald Auerbach (from the office of Carolyn Maloney)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TOUR ECN FACILITIES AND GAIN HANDS ON EXPERIENCE ABOUT SECURITIES TRADING
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $711.42
source

Traveler: Peggy Peterson (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: LAGUARDIA
Purpose: REVIEW CAPITAL MARKET STRUCTURE DISCUSS ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Traveler: Timothy Johnson (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON MARKET STRUCTURE
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Traveler: Greg Mesack (from the office of Bob Ney)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO MEET WITH INSTINET COMPANY OFFICIALS AND LEARN ABOUT THE OPERATIONS OF INSTINET'S BROKER DEALER AND ALTERNATIVE DISPLAY FACILITY
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $766.42
source

Traveler: Ted Dahlstrom (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO TOUR OPERATIONS AND TRADING FACILITIES OF INSTINET CORP
Date: Apr 30, 2004
Expense: $890.79
source

Traveler: Gary Myrick (from the office of Harry Reid)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 30, 2004
Expense: $890.79
source

Traveler: Gregory Dean (from the office of Michael Enzi)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: OVERVIEW OF SECURITIES MARKET
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $890.79
source

Traveler: Robert Getzoff (from the office of Rahm Emanuel)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ON SEC'S PROPOSED NATIONAL MARKET SYSTEM RULES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES, TOUR OF TRADING FACILITIES AND INSTINET CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS
Date: Apr 30, 2004
Expense: $949.79
source

Traveler: Kristen Jaconi (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $935.79
source

Traveler: Vincent Erfe (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES OF INSTINET, AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK (ECN)
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $890.79
source

Traveler: Steve Patterson (from the office of Jim Bunning)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT INSTINET'S BUSINESS PLANS AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL MARKETS
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $829.44
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Canter (from the office of Tim Johnson)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING ON MODERNIZATION OF THE NATIONAL MARKET SYSTEM AND TOUR OF INSTINET'S OPERATIONS AND FACILITIES
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $785.54
source

Traveler: Gerald O'shea (from the office of Jeb Hensarling)
Destination: LAGUARDIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $873.54
source

Traveler: Netonis Wybensinger (from the office of Tom Feeney)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT TO DISCUSS MARKET STRUCTURE, REGULATION NMS, COMMISSION RECAPTURE AND TOUR OF THE FLOOR
Date: Apr 15, 2005
Expense: $785.54
source

Traveler: Kerry Lawrence (from the office of Stephen Lynch)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $785.54
source

Traveler: Jennifer Bastian (from the office of John Shadegg)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: A BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR OF INSTINET GROUP AND AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THEIR FINANCIAL MARKETS IN ORDER TO BETTER UNDERSTAND FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES, PARTICULARLY REG NMS
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $811.54
source

Traveler: Jason Spence (from the office of Bob Ney)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT INSTINET AND INET ELECTRONIC TRADING MARKET
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $785.54
source

Traveler: Joshua Saltzman (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO MEET WITH INSTINET GROUP STAFF REGARDING POLICY INITIATIVES RELATED TO SECURITIES TRADING IN AN ELECTRONIC MARKETPLACE AND TO VIEW HOW THESE TRADES ARE EXECUTED
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $785.54
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.