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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

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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*

Debra Marshall


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,765.35


Trips traveled under the office of Fred Upton

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $464.08
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: RAILWAY TIE ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON WORKING WITH CONGRESS
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,359.66
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-DETROIT MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON NHTSA LAWS
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,010.93
source

Destination: STOWE VT
Sponsor: Northeast Public Power Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT ENERGY NEEDS OF SMALL NORTHEASTERN STATES & TOUR FACILITIES
Date: Aug 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $856.60
source

Destination: INDIANAPOLIS IN
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT HOUSING PROGRAMS FOR LOW INCOME & DISADVENTAGED
Date: Aug 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $658.57
source

Destination: PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT CABLE AND VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL (VOIP)
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,109.16
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE AUTO INDUSTRY & THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW VEHICLES
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,120.20
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,113.11
source

Destination: BERLIN - POBDCM SPEYER - HEIDELBERG, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT POLITICAL & ECONOMIC TRENDS IN GERMANY AND SOLIDIFY OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GERMAN LEADERS
Date: Aug 28, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $3,073.04
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Debra Marshall.


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.