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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

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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*

Robert Kincaid


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,706.39


Trips traveled under the office of John Cornyn

Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA REGION (RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK)
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO OBTAIN A DETAILED UNDERSTANDING OF THE RESEARCH-INTENSIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.33
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING TRIP FOCUSING ON TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEDURE & PROVIDERS IN TREATMENT ON A LESS-INVASIVE BASIS OF VARIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,937.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO TO DALLAS TO AUSTIN
Sponsor: Texas Association of City Health Centers
Purpose: COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
Date: Jan 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $201.20
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: ASCENSION HEALTH/SETON HEALTHCARE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SITE VISIT-FACT FINDING TO SEE THE HEALTHCARE SAFETY NET FOR LOW-INCOME AND UNINSURED FAMILIES
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $907.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTHCARE REFORM/CATHOLIC HEALTH ASS OF US
Purpose: BIPARTISAN SEMINAR FOR SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH STAFF
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $229.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: CAREMARK RX, INC. & BCBSA-FEP
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,516.40
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-VISIT REPRESENTATIVES FROM MULTIPLE SECTORS OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY AND EXPLORE A VARIETY OF TOPICS RELATING TO PUBLIC POLICY
Date: May 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $768.45
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING; IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AND WORKFORCE; RELATED FEDERAL POLICIES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,013.01
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Kincaid.


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.