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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*

John Lopez


Total cost of 11 trips: $15,556.16


Trips traveled under the office of John Ensign

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING/TRIP
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF CRUISE LINES
Purpose: ICCL CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFINGS & TOUR
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $312.50
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AVIATION SAFETY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,119.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: American Public Transportation Association
Purpose: APTA EXPO & CONFERENCE
Date: Sep 21, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 4, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,952.00
source

Destination: ELKO, NV
Sponsor: Dacole Company
Purpose: AERIAL TOUR OF IL RANCH IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA AND DISCUSSION OF THE SOUTHERN NEVADA PUBLIC LAND MGMT. ACT OF 1998
Date: May 16, 2003
Expense: $874.50
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $764.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,159.40
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Purpose: ATTEND/PARTICIPATE IN ITS AMERICA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,157.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
Purpose: SPEAK TO PUBLIC LANDS COMMITTEE AT NACO WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,031.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Lopez.


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.