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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

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?

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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*

Lori Otto


Total cost of 11 trips: $16,623.72


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Atlantic Council of the United States
Purpose: NATO, ED MEETINGS & BRIEFINGS
Date: May 27, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,394.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON U.S./ISRAEL RELATIONS
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,287.00
source

Destination: PA
Sponsor: AT&T, CABLE, WIRELESS, WINSTAR, PEGASUS, LEVEL3, MICROSOFT, MP3.COM, XO Comm, VERISIGN, SAIC, ALCATEL...
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $588.76
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDING VISIT TO MICROSOFT CAMPUS
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,707.82
source

Destination: SAN JOSE, CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Public Affairs Group
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,791.20
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP HAUNCH
Date: Oct 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $947.31
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $957.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, CA
Sponsor: TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $657.46
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Destination: CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,159.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: MICROSOFT AMAZON, VOTERLTERE VULCAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,995.17
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lori Otto.


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.