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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*

Patricia Deloatche


Total cost of 14 trips: $16,609.99


Trips traveled under the office of Orrin Hatch

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND ANNUAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE FOR SENIOR HILL STAFF REGARDING RANGE OF ISSUES INCLUDING MEDICARE REFORM
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE COUNCIL ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HEALTH SYSTEM CHANGE'S 7TH ANNUAL PRINCETON CONFERENCE TOPIC ACCESS TO PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: May 11, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $511.58
source

Destination: PARIS AND SOUTHERN FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ON THE BENEFITS AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
Date: Dec 10, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $4,702.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Alliance for Health Reform
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON MAJOR HEALTH ISSUES BEFORE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $187.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc
Purpose: TO SERVE ON A PANEL (FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS) TO DISCUSS THE DRUG PRICE COMPETITION AND PATENT TERM RESTORATION ACT OF 1984
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $560.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: IMMUNEX, TARGETED GENETICS AND FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER CENTER
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS TO MEET WITH BIOLOGICAL INDUSTRY LEADERS TO DISCUSS SPECIFIC LEGISLATION BEFORE CONGRESS THAT IMPACTS THE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.89
source

Destination: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Sponsor: Brandeis University
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE THAT WILL EXPLORE WAYS TO CONTAIN HEALTH CARE SPENDING
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $484.00
source

Destination: THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: WellPoint Health Networks
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP DESIGNED TO EDUCATE STAFF ON VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF HEALTH CARE NETWORKS ESPECIALLY PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE FOR BENEFICIARIES
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,194.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE FOR 2004
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $174.00
source

Destination: KEY WEST AND MIAMI FLORIDA
Sponsor: American College Of Gastroenterology Inc
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS TO EDUCATE STAFF ABOUT COLORECTAL CANCER AND SCREENING TESTS CURRENTLY COVERED BY THE MEDICARE PROGRAM
Date: Mar 26, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,360.93
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: TO STUDY THE BIOTECH AND OTHER HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,519.36
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY; WILLINGBORO, NH; FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
Sponsor: Medco Health Solutions Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO VISIT THE MEDCO FACILITIES IN WILLINGBORO AND FRANKLIN LAKES, NH
Date: Dec 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,392.92
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2005 HEALTH POLICY MEETING FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $164.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF TRIP IS TO HAVE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT BIOTECH MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND EDUCATE STAFF ON BENEFITS OF NEW, CUTTING EDGE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Date: Jan 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,749.31
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patricia Deloatche.


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.