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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*

Mark Anderson


Total cost of 14 trips: $21,476.30


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: SEE ATTACHED SHEET
Sponsor: National Association of Convenience Stores
Purpose: OIL REFINING AND CONVENIENCE STORE OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $531.98
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (YUCCA MOUNTAIN)
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE PROPOSED NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY SITE AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,239.83
source

Destination: NEW YORK, CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE TRADING AND PARTICIPATE IN SIMULATED TRAINING ON THE FLOOR OF THE NYSE. ATTENDED NUMEROUS SEMINARS AND LECTURES ON THE WORKINGS OF THE NYSE AND TO DISCUSS IMPORTANT ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE NEW PROPOSED "PASS THROUGH" REGULATION BY THE SEC
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $981.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS AND THE UPCOMING 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,289.20
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO TOUR VARIOUS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, DISCUSS ISSUES WITH ENERGY DE FRANCE (FRENCH STATE OWNED POWER COMPANY) AND PARTICIPATE IN TWO PANELS PERTAINING TO THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR POWER IN WESTERN EUROPE AS WELL AS IN FRANCE
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,593.19
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: TO DISCUSS NATURAL GAS TRADING IN A SPOT MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $782.93
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH EXECUTIVES OF CBS TELEVISION AND PARAMOUNT STUDIOS TO DISCUSS DECENCEY LEGISLATION AS WELL AS THE TRANSITION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,605.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS THE UPCOMING ISSUES FOR THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO BROADCAST FLAG, DECENCY, AND PIRACY. ALSO, THE TRIP INVOLVED AND OVERVIEW OF NEWS CORPORATION'S VARIOUS BUSINESSES AS WELL AS INSIGHT INTO THEIR FUTURE PLANS FOR BOTH MOVIES AND TELEVISION
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,625.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Darrell Issa

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP-NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE CABLE TELEVISION INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.28
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AND ATTEND THE CEA SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,251.29
source


Trips traveled under the office of Lee Terry

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ELECTRICAL DEREGULATION SEMINAR
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,312.44
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: DETROIT EDISON, DUKE ENERGY, FIRST ENERGY, NORTHEAST UTILITIES, PUBLICSERVICE ELECTRIC GAS, SOUTHERN COMPANY
Purpose: DISCUSSION ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $307.61
source


Trips traveled under the office of Paul David Wellstone

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: MARK J ANDERSON
Purpose: ATTEND THE TRIBUNAL OF OPINION (HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION)
Date: Sep 22, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $413.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Mark Anderson.


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.