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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*

Joanna Foust


Total cost of 10 trips: $22,798.11


Trips traveled under the office of Dave Camp

Destination: PALO ALTO, CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TAX POLICIES IMPORTANT TO HIGH-TECH SECTOR
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,292.50
source

Destination: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: DISCUSS FEDERAL TAX POLICY IMPACT ON MOTORSPORTS INDUSTRY AND IMPACT THE INDUSTRY HAS ON THE U.S. ECONOMY
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NEW YORK PENN STATION
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: ATTEND BIOTECHNOLOGY INVESTOR CONFERENCE AND TOUR BIOTECH FACILITIES
Date: Feb 22, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $780.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, HEIDELBERG, STUTTGART GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF GERMANY
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: TAX ISSUES FORUM-SEMINAR ON TAX ISSUES BEFORE THE CONGRESS
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: WHITEFISH, MT-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP ON RAILROAD INFRASTRUCTURE AND RAIL SECURITY
Date: May 26, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,446.40
source

Destination: KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF U.S.-MALAYSIA TRADE, MALAYSIA'S GROWING IMPORTANCE IN SE ASIA AND HELPING THE UNITED STATES FIGHT TERRORISM BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $6,726.00
source

Destination: NY LAGUARDIA
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: THE ROLE OF INSURANCE IN ADDRESSING AMERICA'S RETIREMENT INCOME CRISIS
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,271.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.05
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA, MIAMI, FL, WASHINGTON DULLES
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES. GUEST SPEAKER ON TAX & RETIREMENT SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,113.53
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Joanna Foust.


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.