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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?

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    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.
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    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.

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*

Andrew Halataei


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,462.11


Trips traveled under the office of Randy Forbes

Destination: MEET WITH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA, LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS LEADERS
Sponsor: Center for Freedom and Prosperity
Purpose: DISCUSS TRADE, FINANCIAL PRIVARY, FISCAL SOVEREIGNTY, AND INTERNATION TAX COMPETITION ISSUES.
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $2,310.00
source

Destination: MUNICH TO BRUSSELS TO BERLIN
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING/CONFERENCE ON US - GERMAN RELATIONS
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,959.75
source

Destination: PORTLAND MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY, IT TELEPHONY (CABLE PHONE)
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,690.46
source

Destination: UNION STATION, DC TO STAMFORD CN. PITNEY BOWES INC. HEADQUARTERS
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: TOUR PITNEY BOWES FACILITIES AND TO DISCUSS POSTAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES.
Date: Nov 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $677.00
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TOUR DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY, RACETRAK TAX DEPRECATION AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: MET WITH RECORDING INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES AND EMPLOYEES TO LEARN ABOUT THE INDUSTRY. ATTEND BRIEFINGS ON PIRACY, COPYRIGHT ISSUES, AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO NEMACOLIN, PA
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, ALCATEL, AT&T, EARTHLINK, IDT INFINEON, MICROSOFT, SPRINT, VONAGE, WESTERN WIRELESS AND YAHOO! INC
Purpose: TECH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $828.68
source


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Largent

Destination: TAX SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TAX SEMINAR
Date: Oct 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,323.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Halataei.


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.