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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*

Greg Nickerson


Total cost of 16 trips: $27,054.77


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination:
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: SPRING LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE - PANEL ON INT'L TAX
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,621.50
source

Destination: DINNER ON MAY 3RD WITH TAX PANEL
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TAX PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: May 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,107.50
source

Destination: TAX FOUNDATION TRIP TO DENMARK, FRANCE AD BELGIUM
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: INVESTIGATE THE INTERNATIONAL TAX REGIMES OF FOREIGN JURISDICTIONS
Date: May 24, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,488.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,381.88
source

Destination: THE BREAKERS, PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL TAX AND DIVIDEND PROPOSAL
Date: Mar 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,401.00
source

Destination: HOMESTEAD RESORT
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL TAX PANEL
Date: Aug 12, 2003
Expense: $167.90
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose:
Date: Sep 12, 2003
Expense: $1,073.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT 2004 MIDYEAR MEETING
Date: Jan 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,062.38
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPANT AT 2004 SPRING LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,592.40
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA ATL
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $943.73
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING ENERGY TAX ISSUES
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $957.00
source

Destination: SONOMA, CA
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL DISCUSSING LEGISLATION AFFECTING U.S. SUBSIDIARIES OF INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES
Date: Apr 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,637.32
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING TAX PROPOSALS
Date: Jun 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $606.25
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: TO ATTEND EIA LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE
Date: Aug 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,911.50
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: Clark Consulting
Purpose: PANEL GUEST SPEAKER TO DISCUSS THE RESULTS OF NOVEMBER 2, 2004 ELECTION
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,063.41
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE
Sponsor: University of Virginia
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE AS GUEST PANEL SPEAKER ON THE INTERNATIONAL PROVISIONS OF H.R. 4520, THE AMERICAN JOBS CREATION ACT
Date: Nov 19, 2004
Expense: $40.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Nickerson.


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.