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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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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*

Lisa Kidder


Total cost of 8 trips: $13,006.29


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: PHOENIX, NJ
Sponsor: Qwest Communications International Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION, SEE NEW TECHNOLOGIES ON BRASTBURG AREAS AND BUILD OUT OF FACILITIES IN AREA
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,981.29
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION VISIT ON TAIWAN AND US ECONOMIC AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS RELATIONS
Date: Aug 18, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Hospital Association
Purpose: IDAHO HOSPITAL ANNUAL CONVENTION ADDRESING BOARD OF DELEGATES
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $725.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: INSTITUTE
Purpose: VISIT TO MICROSOFT, AT&T TO LEARN OF FEDERAL PROCESS OF INTEREST TO GROUPS
Date: Nov 3, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
Purpose: ALLOW STAFF TO EXPERIENCE DAILY LIFE OF SURGICAL RESIDENTS AND LEARN ISSUES IMPORTANT TO MEDICAL COMMUNITY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: DENVER, COLORADO & MANITOU SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: SITE VISIT REGARDING MOUNTAINING THE SAFETY NOT IN UNION & RURAL COLORADO
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Hospital Association
Purpose: PRESENT AT ANNUAL IDAHO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
Date: Oct 4, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $580.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: WE VISIT TO LOOK AT CONTINUED CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED
Date: Mar 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $450.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lisa Kidder.


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.