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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*

Kelly Bingel


Total cost of 17 trips: $26,521.27


Trips traveled under the office of Blanche Lincoln

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR 2002
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $341.10
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Integrated Waste Services Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING TOUR OF WASTE-TO-ENERGY FACILITIES AND SEMINAR ON INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS TO MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,725.00
source

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

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ON CONGRESSIONAL PANEL REGARDING SENATE ENERGY BILL
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,550.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP COUNCIL SPRING ISSUES RETREAT
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.74
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA AND SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TOUR OF HIGH TECH FACILITY AND SEMINARS ON HIGH TECH ISSUES
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,950.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR 2003
Date: Mar 7, 2003
Expense: $120.00
source

Destination: DAKOTA CITY, NE
Sponsor: Tyson Foods Inc
Purpose: TOUR OF MEAT PROCESSINGS FACILITY AND DISCUSSION OF IMPLEMENTATION OF 2002 FARM BILL
Date: Jun 6, 2003
Expense: $710.41
source

Destination: WHITEFISH, MT
Sponsor: Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,559.50
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT-PARTICIPATE IN POLICY DISCUSSIONS ON HOMELAND SECURITY, NATIONAL SECURITY, BUDGET AND TAXES
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,226.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: ALCATEL, AMAZON.COM, ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE, INFINEON, LEVEL(3) COMM, LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES, MICROSOFT, NCTA, SATELLITE BROADCASTING & COMM ASS, SPRINT, VONTU, YAHOO
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $802.15
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $665.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CTIA POLICY RETREAT
Date: Jun 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,300.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, PRUDHOE BAY, NUIQSIT, PALMER, KOTZEBUE, CORDOVA AND SEWARD, ALASKA
Sponsor: ARCTIC SLOPE TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, MATANUSKA TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION, OTZ TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, CONDOVA TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, TELALASKA, INC.
Purpose: STUDY OF THE CHALLENGES OF PROVIDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $6,765.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: DISCUSSION AND OBSERVATION OF LESS-INVASIVE MEDICINE, ENDOSURGICAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,220.00
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Federation of American Hospitals
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS IN PUERTO RICO, WITH A PARTICULAR FACTS ON MEDICARE DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE PAYMENTS
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,388.80
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SPRING ISSUES RETREAT
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,726.11
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Bingel.


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.