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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*

William Clyburn


Total cost of 9 trips: $14,086.73


Trips traveled under the office of Zell Miller

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: EMORY UNIV/GA TECH
Purpose: ENGINEERING AND BIOENGINEERING PROGRAMS JOINTLY INVOLVING GA TECH AND EMORY UNIVERSITY
Date: Jan 22, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,402.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, GA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,081.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-BREMEN-COLOGNE, GERMANY
Sponsor: Transrapid International USA
Purpose: EVALUATE VIABILITY OF HIGH SPEED RAIL TRANSPORTATION
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,784.66
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: SPEAKER ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $576.06
source

Destination: PINE BLUFF, AK
Sponsor: SENATOR HANK WILLIAMS OF ARKANSAS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT; DISCUSS ALSO TRANSPORTATION, EDUCATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $74.01
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE RE: TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $294.00
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: General Dynamics Corporation
Purpose: SITE VISIT OF GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING FACILITY
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $1,025.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION VISIT
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,660.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Clyburn.


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.