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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*

Dave Marventano


Total cost of 16 trips: $33,342.95


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,662.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $478.56
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,086.61
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,805.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,860.14
source

Destination: FACILITY VISIT
Sponsor: PALO VERDE NUCLEAR GEN. STATION
Purpose: FACILITY VISIT
Date: May 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,492.75
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,342.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: REVIEW RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT & RELATED ISSUES
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: PRIVACY RETREAT
Date: Oct 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $185.00
source

Destination: SFO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,376.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Reliant Energy Inc
Purpose: MEETING
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $439.31
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: VISIT INDUSTRY LEADERS & DISCUSS RECENT TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,172.68
source

Destination: TURKEY: ISTANBUL, ANKARA, BURSA
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ TURKISH OFFICIALS
Date: May 25, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: GOP PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dave Marventano.


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.