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Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

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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*

Brandon Heiner


Total cost of 8 trips: $11,837.68


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: OMAHA NE
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha Companies
Purpose: MUTUAL OF OMAHA SEMINARS OF HEALTH INSURANCE & PRESCRIPTION DRUG
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $845.06
source


Trips traveled under the office of C.L. Otter

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.91
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING/TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,317.28
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,175.20
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Date: Jun 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - MINNEAPOLIS, MN - BOISE, ID
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,885.95
source

Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,609.70
source

Destination: BOISE, ID - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATION FORUM ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,858.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brandon Heiner.


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.