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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?

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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 by*

Cindy Chetti


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,554.28


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: CLEVELAND, OH
Sponsor: ENTERPRISE FOUNDATION AND LISC
Purpose: FACTFINDING AND FIELD TOUR OF AFFORDABLE LOW INCOME HOUSING
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $199.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL ENTITLED "LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATE" AT THE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,262.49
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: American Society of Home Inspectors
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT TO DISCUSS HOUSING POLICY AGENDA & HUD ACTIVITIES WITH ASHI MEMBERS
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $629.84
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SECONDARY MORTGAGE MARKET
Date: Mar 21, 2004
Expense: $814.87
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL ON LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY UPDATE FOR MBA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,093.70
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: NATIONAL LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE HOUSING VOUCHER SUMMIT 2005
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $802.02
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Cindy Chetti.


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.