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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*

Elizabeth Fay


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,759.61


Trips traveled under the office of Evan Bayh

Destination: SOUTHERN INDIANA-EVANSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG, W. BADEN
Sponsor: INDIANA HISTORIC LANDMARKS FOUNDATION
Purpose: MEET WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS REGARDING HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN INDIANA
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,105.00
source

Destination: PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION & FACT FINDING ON CHINA'S ECONOMIC REFORMS
Date: Nov 19, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $7,236.23
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $278.75
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON TRADE AND DEFENSE MATTERS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $9,160.00
source

Destination: SANTIAGO, CHILE
Sponsor: AM-CHAM CHILE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE
Purpose: FACT FINDING US-CHILE BILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
Date: May 26, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,463.13
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: MEETINGS & TOURS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,280.50
source

Destination: THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS REGARDING BILATERAL TRADE TALKS
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,141.00
source

Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Sponsor: INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
Purpose: MEETINGS TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF FEDERAL EDUCATION LAW ON INDIANA SCHOOLS
Date: Dec 4, 2003
Expense: $95.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Elizabeth Fay.


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.