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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

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?

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    The troubled history of vocational education

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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*

Colleen Maloney


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,283.49


Trips traveled under the office of Eric Cantor

Destination:
Sponsor: Caremark Rx Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,472.35
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: HEALTH FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,090.49
source

Destination: BRUSSELS - GENEVA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 16, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $4,554.57
source

Destination: SAN FRAN
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,310.61
source

Destination: PARK CITY, UT
Sponsor: 3M, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC, ADVA MED
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT NON-INVASIVE MEDICINE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,493.50
source

Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association
Purpose: VISIT AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS
Date: May 6, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,131.97
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 18, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,330.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: LESS INVASIVE MEDICINE & ADVANCES IN ENDOSURGICAL & CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Colleen Maloney.


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.