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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

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Trips by*

Andrew Black


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,262.01


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: RANCHO MIRAGE, CA AND SALTON SEA, CA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ENVIRONMENTAL ROUNDTABLE, SITE VISIT TO GEO THERMAL PLANT, ATTEND UTILITY INDUSTRY CEO CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,156.44
source

Destination: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: West Associates
Purpose: 2000 CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY FORUM, INCLUDING SPEECH
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,936.72
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND WITH CHAIRMAN, LEARN ABOUT BROADCASTING INDUSTRY AND ISSUES
Date: Apr 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $913.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER RESORT WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $830.00
source

Destination: THE REGENCY HOTEL, PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSS CABLE TELEVISION AND VOICE OVER INTERNET TELEPHONY (VOIP) ISSUES
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $798.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: CABLE MEETINGS
Date: Mar 1, 2005
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOM MEETINGS/SEMINARS
Date: Mar 27, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,075.89
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: West Associates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY FORUM
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $949.97
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: CEO CONFERENCE, MEETINGS WITH CHAIRMAN BARTON
Date: Sep 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,076.80
source

Destination: EEI CEO CONFERENCE SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: HEAR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, EPA ADMINISTRATOR AND FERC COMMISSIONER, MEET WITH ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,102.50
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: BWI-COLORADO SPRINGS
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CHAIRMAN BARTON TO CEO CONFERENCE MEETINGS
Date: Sep 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,177.69
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Black.


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.