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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*

Clark Johnson


Total cost of 8 trips: $24,319.05


Trips traveled under the office of Conrad Burns

Destination: LOS BANOS, CA
Sponsor: JEAN SAGOUSPE
Purpose: AGRICULTURE FACT FINDING W/ MONTANANS PRESENT
Date: Feb 17, 2004
Expense: $663.70
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: FACT FINDING - CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING/MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: May 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,230.16
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: CRG Total Event Solutions
Purpose: FACT FINDING/MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,552.78
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING & TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,240.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING; MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,171.73
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATE WITH MONTANANS IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK CAMP AND PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL AWARD TO SENATOR BURNS
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $147.00
source

Destination: ITALY (ROME, BELLAGIO, BOLOGNA AND VENICE)
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP; MONTANANS PRESENT
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,713.68
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Clark Johnson.


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.