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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

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Trips by*

Arlen Lancaster


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,979.00


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Crapo

Destination: FARMINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: SECOND ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $544.58
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR/BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $545.00
source

Destination: BOISE, IDAHO; COOT, WYOMING
Sponsor: BASF Corporation
Purpose: NATIONS NEEDS TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,173.63
source

Destination: JACKSON, WYOMING
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: WORKSHOP ON ECOLOGY AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Date: Aug 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $764.50
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,750.00
source

Destination: EASTERN IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Water Users Association Inc
Purpose: INFORMATION GATHERING
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,062.31
source

Destination: MICROSOFT CAMPUS, REDMOND, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,185.00
source

Destination: DEERWOOD, MINNESOTA
Sponsor: MINNESOTA CORN GROWERS
Purpose: EDUCATION STAFF TOUR REGARDING ETHANOL AND CORN PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,253.98
source

Destination: VINTON, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Ducks Unlimited Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP: COASTAL EROSION
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $700.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Arlen Lancaster.


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.