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.

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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Regina Mahony


Total cost of 12 trips: $25,137.00


Trips traveled under the office of Calvin Dooley

Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,142.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $1,292.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES/BURBANK, CA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,927.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN AND HONG KONG
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATION
Date: May 24, 2002 (10 days)
Expense: $4,350.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Steny Hoyer

Destination: LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,012.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $353.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Business Roundtable
Purpose: MEETING WITH US, EU AND OTHER TRADE AMBASSADORS AT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $6,597.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: MEETINGS; EDUCATIONAL
Date: Sep 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND POLICY RETREAT
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,946.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,355.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP/COALITION FOR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Purpose: ACCEPT AWARD, PROVIDE REMARKS
Date: Mar 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $276.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: POLICY AND EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,592.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Regina Mahony.


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.