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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

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Trips by*

Colleen Corr


Total cost of 7 trips: $18,504.03


Trips traveled under the office of William Lipinski

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE AVIATION SAFETY ALLIANCE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,040.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: United Airlines
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EXECUTIVES AT UNITED'S WHQ
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,290.19
source

Destination: KAUAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: TO ATTEND/PARTICIPATE IN THE 2000 AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,435.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE 3RD ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Boeing Co
Purpose: TO VISIT BOEING FOR TOURS AND BRIEFINGS
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,938.24
source

Destination: MAUI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE 2001 AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $2,357.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EUROPEAN OFFICIALS RE: AVIATION AND ANTITRUST ISSUES
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Colleen Corr.


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.