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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*

Steve Patterson


Total cost of 16 trips: $14,099.38


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Bunning

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Health and Life Organization
Purpose: SPEAK ON FINANCIAL MODERNIZATION PANEL AT HALO'S LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 2, 1999 (3 days)
Expense: $1,704.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, TO STUDY NASDAQ AND AMEX FACILITIES
Date: Jan 10, 2000
Expense: $282.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Providian Financial Corporation
Purpose: U.S.A. PROVIDING FINANCIAL CORP'S HANDYWORKERS AND LOGIN ABOUT THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,275.00
source

Destination: CENTRAL KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR TO STUDY KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $459.05
source

Destination: RICHMOND VIRGINIA
Sponsor: SWEDISH MATCH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT SWEDISH MATEL USA FACILITIES
Date: Sep 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $338.52
source

Destination: HOUSTON TEXAS
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: TOUR EL PASO FACILITIES, STUDY OPERATION
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,151.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TOUR NASDAQ FACILITIES STUDY OPERATIONS
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: 2002 CONGRESSIONAL STAFF EDUCATION SERIES
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,252.00
source

Destination: KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $509.27
source

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Kentucky Bankers Association
Purpose: MEET WITH KENTUCKY BANKERS AND ATTEND SEMINARS/CONVENTION
Date: Sep 7, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $261.66
source

Destination: COVINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: TO TOUR FIDELITY'S COVINGTON FACILITY
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $297.58
source

Destination: CENTRAL KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT KENTUCKY'S AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY AND CULTURE
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $598.48
source

Destination: COVINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Kentucky Bankers Association
Purpose: ATTEND KENTUCKY BANKERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
Date: Sep 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $153.38
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP. TO LEARN ABOUT PROPOSED SEC REGULATIONS AND THEIR POSSIBLE EFFECTS ON THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,016.67
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT INSTINET'S BUSINESS PLANS AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL MARKETS
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $829.44
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S MARKET STRUCTURE CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,106.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Steve Patterson.


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.