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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*

Adam Peterman


Total cost of 9 trips: $37,742.50


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Ramstad

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND ACADEMICS
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,800.00
source

Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Sponsor: American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,845.50
source

Destination: PANAMA CITY
Sponsor: US-Panama Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,558.75
source

Destination: KUALA LUMPUR AND PENANG, MALAYSIA
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $7,248.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MISSION TO THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,896.25
source

Destination: IZMIR, TURKEY-ANKARA, TURKEY-ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,222.00
source

Destination: THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: TRADE-RELATED EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,103.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL INTERACTION REGARDING U.S.-EU RELATIONS
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,629.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-STUTTGART-BRUSSELS-AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Alliance to Save Energy
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 27, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $3,440.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Adam Peterman.


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.