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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*

William Mcbride


Total cost of 20 trips: $28,254.36


Trips traveled under the office of Vernon Ehlers

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT-TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,258.22
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $200.00
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Atlantic & Pacific Exchange Program
Purpose: STUDY PUBLIC POLICY MATTERS IN NETHERLANDS
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,417.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: May 31, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,183.50
source

Destination: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose:
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO WILLIAMSBURG VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $333.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO DETROIT
Sponsor: Northwest Airlines Corporation
Purpose: NEW TERMINAL TOUR
Date: Jan 28, 2002
Expense: $521.00
source

Destination: MIAMI FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AVIATION SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,119.00
source

Destination: WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $649.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $320.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO CHICAGO
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $461.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $855.64
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS VIRGINIA PROVIDED OWN TRANSPORTATION
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $597.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: ISSUE STUDIES
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $8,031.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $336.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $440.00
source

Destination: ZURICH
Sponsor: Government of Switzerland
Purpose: MEETINGS ON INITIATIVE IN FINANCE, PHARMACETICAL AND BIOTECHSECTORS
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,870.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $412.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Mcbride.


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.