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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*

Richard Perry


Total cost of 16 trips: $43,134.42


Trips traveled under the office of Lindsey Graham

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO STUDY HOW MARKET PROCESSES AFFECT POLICY DECISION IN THEENVIRONMENT, TAXES, LABOR REGULATIONS
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $454.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL - CUBA
Sponsor: Airline Brokers Co
Purpose: TO INVESTIGATE THE IMPACT OF THE FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT AND THE HELMS-BURTON ACT ON TRADE, HEALTH, TOURISM AND POLITICAL & RELIGIONS FREEDOM IN CUBA
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $887.00
source

Destination: REDMOND, WA, SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: LEARN FIRSTHAND ABOUT INTERNET PRIVACY, NEW WEB & SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, ETC
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,005.19
source

Destination: LITHUANIA - KANSAS - KLEIPEDA
Sponsor: Potomac Foundation
Purpose: VISIT W/ PRESIDENT, MINISTER OF DEFENSE, MINISTER OF STATE LITHUANIAN SPEAKER OF HOUSE, MEMBERS OF LITHUANIAN CONGRESS RE: NATO, TRADE AND EASTERN BLOC. SECURITY.
Date: Aug 18, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $2,308.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: EWA INFO & INFRA TECH. INC.
Purpose: VISIT SPAWAR - SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE COMMAND SYSTEM CENTER AND SPECIFICALLY THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION CENTER (CIPC)
Date: Jul 7, 2003
Expense: $985.00
source

Destination: MAINE
Sponsor: Plum Creek Timber Company Inc
Purpose: OBSERVE SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. MILL VISITS, LEARN ABOUT SELECT CUTTING, DESEASE, WOOD VARIETY FOREIGN TIMBER IMPORTS, TIMBER PROCESSING
Date: Aug 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FOCUS ON INDIA'S DEFENSE & FOREIGN POLICIES, MEET W/ SENIOR INDUSTRY REPS, TINK TANKS, OUTSOURCING
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,256.00
source

Destination: SACRAMENTO AND ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: HIGHER EDUCATION RE AUTHORIZATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,140.80
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, POLICY BRIEFINGS AND VISIT W/ S.C. COMPANIES EXHIBITING AT SHOW
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,651.53
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FLA
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: STUDY THE IMPACT OF FEDERAL TAX POLICY ON MOTOR SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $821.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: IN-DEPTH BRIEFINGS ON IMPACT OF NEW DECENCY LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS ON ADVERTISING (TV & RADIO) AS WELL AS MINORITY MARKETING PRACTICES
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $608.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: MEET W/ HIGH LEVEL OFFICIALS AT DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DEPT. OF DEFENSE, FOREIGN MINISTRY RE: TRADE TERRORISM, MILITARY AND SECURITY ISSUES RE: U.S. SHIPS AND BUSINESS CLIMATE
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $7,256.00
source

Destination: TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: DEFENSE-IT. STRIKE FIGHTER/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS FOR SC COMPANIES/TEXTILE EXCHANGE WITH S.C. AND U.S. TEXTILE FIRMS
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,201.00
source

Destination: FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TRADE, SECURITY AND AVIATION MISSION INCLUDING MEETINGS W/ U.S. AMBASSADOR AND FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER
Date: Dec 13, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $10,013.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Richard Perry.


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.