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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.
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Trips sponsored by

Egypt's International Economic Forum


Total cost of 23 trips: $63,233.00


Traveler: Doug Campbell (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Eric Johnson (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Craig Albright (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: David Dumke (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Nancy Tippins (from the office of Sonny Callahan)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Peter Erdman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Traveler: Randall Groves (from the office of Gary Condit)
Destination: CAIRO & LUXER, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & FAMILIARIZATION
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,668.00
source

Traveler: Nick Rahall (from the office of Nick Rahall)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT TO WASHINGTON, DULLES
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $700.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Tancredo (from the office of Thomas Tancredo)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001
Expense: $800.00
source

Traveler: Bob Barr (from the office of Bob Barr)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Traveler: Darrell Issa (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: CAIRO - CODEL
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION & KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: May 24, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $8,300.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Davis (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: EGYPT
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT ECONOMIC FORUM
Date: May 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $7,200.00
source

Traveler: David Tebbe (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: TRAVEL TO EGYPT FOR FACT-FINDING
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,700.00
source

Traveler: Darrell Issa (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: LUXOR
Purpose: ADDRESS THE THIRD IT AND TELECOM CONFERENCE IN THE ARAB WORLD. FOR THE PAST TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, CONG. ISSA HAS BEEN INVITED TO ATTEND AND ADDRESS THIS REGIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE FORUM
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $460.00
source

Traveler: Khalil Munir (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING RELATED TO MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS, ANTI-TERRORISM INITIATIVES BILATERAL TRADE, AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN EGYPT
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $2,479.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Dobrozsi (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: EGYPT-US RELATIONS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,450.00
source

Traveler: Judah Ariel (from the office of Earl Blumenauer)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION TO EXPLORE THE ISSUES INVOLVED IN US-EGYPT RELATIONS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Halie Soifer (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: WASHINGTON-CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Shelly Stoneman (from the office of Steven Rothman)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Heather Keiser (from the office of Michael Rogers)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: MEET WITH BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, TRADE, EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: R Nicholas Palarino (from the office of Christopher Shays)
Destination: CAIRO
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO BUILD UNDERSTANDING, PROVIDE KEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF WITH FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE OF EGYPT, AND BUILD RELATIONS BETWEEN CONGRESS AND KEY INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN EGYPT
Date: Dec 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Traveler: Jameel Aalim-Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Purpose: EGYPT'S INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Dec 11, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
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.