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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*

Chad Lord


Total cost of 8 trips: $5,729.76


Trips traveled under the office of Betty Mccollum

Destination: SEMINARS ON GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: FACT-FINDING / MEETINGS
Date: Apr 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $308.00
source

Destination: VIEW PUBLIC LANDS
Sponsor: Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
Purpose:
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $925.00
source

Destination: SEMINARS ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO LEARN THE LATEST ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $459.80
source

Destination: TRIP TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT, DOE
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,362.50
source

Destination: FLAGSTAFF AZ
Sponsor: NATIONAL LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION COALITION
Purpose: THE PURPOSE WAS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION SYSTEM
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS
Sponsor: Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MINNESOTA WILDERNESS AND ROADLESS ISSUES.
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $202.00
source

Destination: AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER, AIRLIE, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE CURRENT SCIENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE. TOPICS INCLUDED THE HEALTH OF THE OCEANS, FORESTS AND AIR AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Purpose: VISIT MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S TRAFFIC CENTER; DISCUSS MINNESETA GUIDESTAR
Date: May 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $837.46
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Chad Lord.


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.