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

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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*

Michael Conallen


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,964.40


Trips traveled under the office of Curt Weldon

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $710.00
source

Destination: DINNER ON FRIDAY 2/21 BREAKOUT CONFERENCES ST LUNCH ON 2/22
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003
Expense: $300.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,078.92
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,019.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: DULLES - BELGRADE, SUBIA - PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: SOLUTIONS NORTH AMERICA WAS REIMBURSED FROM MY PERSONAL FUNDS FOR ALL TRAVEL RELATED EXPENSES
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 10, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,403.30
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Computer Associates International
Purpose: FACT FINDING, ATTEND ANNUAL USER CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIUM
Date: May 22, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,743.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Michael Conallen.


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.