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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*

Bryan Corbett


Total cost of 9 trips: $9,410.79


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Shelby

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO THE NASDAQ OPERATIONAL HDQTRS, AND MARKET SITE TO LEARN ABOUT NASDAQ'S MARKET STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
Date: May 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $869.68
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY/NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE OPERATION OF THE NYSE IN PREPARATION IN HEARINGS ON MARKET STRUCTURE
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $851.72
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: TO MEET WITH NASD EXECUTIVES AND TO LEARN ABOUT NASD SELFMAKING & ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILL.
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE STRUCTURE AND OPERATION OF THE OIC AND CHICAGO BOARD OF OPTIONS EXCHANGE
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $991.92
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Archipelago Holdings
Purpose: TO OBSERVE ARCHIPELAGO'S OPERATIONS AND TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES IN PREPARATION FOR PLANNING COMMITTEE HEARINGS
Date: Jun 3, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.52
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BANKS STRUCTURE AND THE REGULATORY ISSUES CONTRUCTING THE BANKS AS THE COMMITTEE CONSIDERS CREATIONS A NEW REBULATOR
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,494.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE OPERATIONS OF THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET AND TO UNDERSTAND THE PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES INVOLVING NASDAQ
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,062.44
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE OPERATION OF THE NYSE AND TO DISCUSS THE PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES CONTRACTING THE NYSE
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $849.76
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: BRIEFING OF WACHOVIA HEADQUARTERS TO OBSERVE SANK OPERATIONS AND TO DISCUSS BANKING AND SECURITIES POLICY ISSUES
Date: May 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $960.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Bryan Corbett.


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.