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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*

Chris Delacy


Total cost of 7 trips: $5,606.21


Trips traveled under the office of F. James Sensenbrenner

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO VISIT THE PROPOSED YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY.
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $897.32
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY MEETINGS
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $557.05
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Warner

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Alfred P Sloan Foundation
Purpose: CONFERENCE-"TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND THE 107TH CONGRESS"
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $366.58
source

Destination: CULPEPER AND RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $430.68
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO CA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: VISIT WARNER BROS. FACILITY TO DISCUSS COPYRIGHT ISSUES IN RELATED TO MOVIE & RECORDING INDUSTRY, VISIT NETSCAPE TO DISCUSS BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT & INTERNET TAXATION.
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,257.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TOUR MICROSOFT FACILITIES, ATTEND BRIEFINGS ON: MICROSOFT ANTI-TRUST CASE, PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & FEDERAL RECORDS
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,389.58
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON BROADBAND LEGISLATION AND FEE BROADBAND ACTIVITY
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $708.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Chris Delacy.


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.