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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

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority


Total cost of 9 trips: $6,987.85


Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: DC - DETROIT - CLEVE
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Jan 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $908.00
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Traveler: Eddie Bernice Johnson (from the office of Eddie Bernice Johnson)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: SPEAK AT LUNCHEON
Date: May 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $960.00
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Traveler: Harold Ford (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: MEMPHIS-ATLANTA-DC
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Jul 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $753.50
source

Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: DC-INDIANAPOLIS-CLEVELAND
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $850.00
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Traveler: James Clyburn (from the office of James Clyburn)
Destination: DETROIT, MI
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO DELTA SIGMA THETA: REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 31, 2003
Expense: $1,158.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $760.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Aug 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $758.00
source

Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: Charlotte, New Orleans, Washington, D.C.
Purpose: Keynote Speaker, Annual Founders Day Ceremony
Date: Jan 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $285.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC-SYRACUSE, NY
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER
Date: Jan 28, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $555.35
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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.