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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*

Peggy Peterson


Total cost of 12 trips: $16,055.50


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: REVIEW STATUS OF DECIMAL STOCK PRICING
Date: Mar 24, 2000
Expense: $441.35
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: OPENING OF CAPITAL MARKETS 9/17
Date: Sep 17, 2001
Expense: $398.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: DISCUSS FINANCIAL SERVICES/SECURITIES ISSUES AND COMMITTEE AGENDA
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,544.83
source

Destination: LAGUARDIA
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: REVIEW CAPITAL MARKET STRUCTURE DISCUSS ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: DISCUSS MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES ATTEND SARBANES - OXLEY AWARD DINNER
Date: Nov 3, 2003
Expense: $611.71
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: SECURITIES REGULATORY ISSUES SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,351.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CHAIRMAN FOR SPEECH
Date: Feb 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,056.42
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: PRACTICING LAW INSTITUTE
Purpose: SPEAK TO CONFERENCE ON MUTUAL FUND ISSUES
Date: Apr 22, 2004
Expense: $291.00
source

Destination: ZURICH
Sponsor: Government of Switzerland
Purpose: MEET WITH SWISS GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY OFFICIALS ON INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,461.79
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN 2004 NATIONAL LISTENING TOUR
Date: Aug 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,705.36
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT CATASTROPHIC BOND CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,173.23
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE REGULATORY CONFERENCE-SPEAK AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Jun 22, 2005
Expense: $266.53
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Peggy Peterson.


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.