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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 Cunningham


Total cost of 14 trips: $26,869.58


Trips traveled under the office of John Ensign

Destination: DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,274.97
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, SEATTLE
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 31, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.26
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Sony Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $480.00
source

Destination: SILICON VALLEY - SAN JOSE, CA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Destination: JAPAN
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,821.25
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, CA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 3, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,610.64
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,410.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,136.46
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,256.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,733.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,427.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,041.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $540.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Bryan Cunningham.


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.