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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*

David Morgan


Total cost of 10 trips: $40,273.72


Trips traveled under the office of William Jefferson

Destination: NEW ORLEANS LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Nov 30, 1999
Expense: $2,027.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: EXCUSE TAX CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,430.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,448.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION
Date: May 25, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $7,260.00
source

Destination: DURANGO, CO
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: GAS EXPLORATION
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,076.18
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: STAFF VISIT
Date: May 2, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $681.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, GENEVA-LONDON
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose:
Date: May 24, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,313.00
source

Destination: CAYMAN ISLAND
Sponsor: ST THOMAS UNIVERSITY
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,600.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: OFII
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 28, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,131.04
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM, BRUSSEL, WARSAW
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION
Date: May 22, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $8,307.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Morgan.


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.