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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*

Jane Oates


Total cost of 10 trips: $5,036.00


Trips traveled under the office of Edward Kennedy

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ASSO
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN WORKSHOPS ON WIA
Date: Nov 14, 1999 (1 day)
Expense: $235.50
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS
Sponsor: Northeastern University
Purpose: WIA IMPLEMENTATION-PARTICIPATION IN CONF
Date: Dec 6, 1999 (1 day)
Expense: $333.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE OF STATE HIGHER EDUCATION EXECUTIVE OFFICERS (SHEEO)
Date: Aug 16, 2002
Expense: $267.09
source

Destination: CINCINNATI
Sponsor: Center for Occupational Research and Development
Purpose: SPEAK AT NATIONAL TECH PREP NETWORK CONFERENCE-ABOUT VOCATIONAL ED/WIA
Date: Oct 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,152.63
source

Destination: PITTSBURGH, PA
Sponsor: National Urban League
Purpose: SPEAK AT NUL CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 28, 2003
Expense: $827.15
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Northeastern University
Purpose: SPEAK AT NORTHEASTERN CENTER FOR LABOR MARKET SHARES
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $167.50
source

Destination: BOULDER, CO
Sponsor: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges
Purpose: PRESENTATION ON HEA REAUTHORIZATION FOR COUNCIL ON GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS OF NASULGC
Date: Aug 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $733.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Council for Opportunity in Education
Purpose: SPEAK ON HIGHER EDUCATION ACT (HEA) REAUTHORIZATION
Date: Sep 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $452.00
source

Destination: BOSTON & WORCESTER, MA
Sponsor: NEASC AND WORCESTER POLYTECH INSTITUTE
Purpose: NEW ENGLAND ASSOC. OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES ANNUAL MEETING WITH CONGRESSIONAL STAFF
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $388.63
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Purpose: SPEAK ON TITLE II OF HEA REAUTHORIZATION
Date: Feb 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $479.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jane Oates.


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.