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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*

Karin Hope


Total cost of 17 trips: $32,241.21


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Ramstad

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Employee-Owned S Corporation of America
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 22, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,342.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: SPEAK AT SEMINAR
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,289.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: ATTEND AND ADDRESS CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 27, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $717.95
source

Destination: STOCKHOLM AND OSKARSHAMN, SWEDEN, PARIS, CHERBOURG AND AVIGNON, FRANCE.
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,025.90
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Employee-Owned S Corporation of America
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,325.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT SEMINAR
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,799.50
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: SPEAK AT PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 24, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,075.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: ATTEND & SPEAK AT ISSUES FORUM
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $969.14
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: SPEAK AT AND ATTEND ISSUES FORUM
Date: Apr 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $568.00
source

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Pension Reform Action Committee
Purpose: SPEAK AT AND ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,890.00
source

Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND; EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS OFFICIALS
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $5,977.22
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON BOND MARKET
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $705.70
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Employee-Owned S Corporation of America
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,133.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: SPEAK AT AND ATTEND CONFERENCE ON TAX POLICY
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $957.00
source

Destination: MUNICH, HEIDELBERG, HAMBURG AND BERLIN, GERMANY TO PRAGUE, CZECH
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $4,508.51
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $900.70
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT CONFERENCE ON TAX POLICY
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,057.59
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Karin Hope.


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.