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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*

Johanna Mikes


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,639.95


Trips traveled under the office of Rick Boucher

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TO VIEW CONSUMER WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING INTERACTIVE 3G BROAD BAND APPLICATIONS AND SECURITY APPLICATIONS
Date: Mar 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $721.12
source

Destination: DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING OF COMPETITIVE LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATION MARKET AND COMPETITIVE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS SERVICES
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,111.71
source

Destination: DULLES, VIRGINIA; LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN FRANCISCO CA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: FACT-FINDING OF UPCOMING TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AND THE INTERNET SERVICES PROVIDER INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,733.75
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO VIEW CONSUMERS TECHNOLOGIES FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND NETWORKING, HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION, COMPUTING INTERACTIVE AND BROADBAND APPLICATIONS, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,501.99
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: THE DUTKO GROUP (ALCATEL, ASSOC. FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, LEVEL 3, MICROSOFT, NARM, PEGASUS, SPRINT, TELCORDIA, VERISIGN, XO COMMUNICATIONS, USDA)
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY POLICY LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ADDRESSING TELECOMMUNICATIONS, COPYRIGHT, CYBERSECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES. SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $657.46
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: SEE DEMONSTRATIONS OF CABLE SET-UP, BOX TECHNOLOGY AND DISCUSS POLICY
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,852.21
source

Destination: REDMOND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: GAIN INFORMATION ON STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGIES AND POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING SOFTWARE, INTERNET AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,006.21
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO EXAMINE DEPLOYMENT OF FIBER OPTIC FACILITIES IN TELECOM NETWORK AND STUDY EFFECTS OF TELECOM INDUSTRY ON THE ECONOMY
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,064.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose:
Date: Mar 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,991.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Johanna Mikes.


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.