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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*

Dave Ebersole


Total cost of 9 trips: $11,192.06


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: WYE WOODS CONFERENCE CTR, QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $285.00
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: American Association of Crop Insurers
Purpose: ANNUAL MEETING-PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Feb 13, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,898.64
source

Destination: BIG SKY, MT.
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL BANKERS MEETING
Date: Jul 7, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,385.51
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT LA SUGAR CANE INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $774.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Farm Credit Council
Purpose: SPEAK & ATTEND ANNUAL MTG
Date: Jan 14, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,205.73
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Enron Corporation
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING/EDUCATION
Date: Apr 5, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,197.58
source

Destination: RALEIGH, N.C., ST. LOUIS, MEMPHIS, GREENVILLE MS, NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: COTTON INDUSTRY TOUR
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,271.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Independent Community Bankers of America
Purpose: SPEAK TO AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE
Date: Sep 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $854.60
source

Destination: WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Farm Credit of the Virginias
Purpose: VISIT ASSN'S BORROWERS/SEE WVA AGRICULTURE
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $320.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dave Ebersole.


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.