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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*

Jeff Markey


Total cost of 9 trips: $18,181.34


Trips traveled under the office of Doc Hastings

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: VISIT SELLAFIELD NUCLEAR SITE
Date: Jan 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.80
source

Destination: JACKSON, WY
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: FEDERAL LAND AND CONSERVATION POLICY
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Destination: TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 12, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,202.66
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR & SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,824.31
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO HENFORD RESERVATION
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,481.53
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Energy Northwest
Purpose:
Date: May 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,202.04
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jeff Markey.


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.