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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

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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*

Amy Porter


Total cost of 16 trips: $16,517.84


Trips traveled under the office of Edward Royce

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: TO ATTEND A BANKING AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,494.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: TO ATTEND CONFERENCE ON PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,166.20
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: TO ATTEND SENATE FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
Purpose: ATTEND INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE NASDAQ MARKET.
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $875.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: TO EXAMINE U.S. COPYWRIGHT LAWS AND MUSIC RATING REQUIREMENTS
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $275.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK SYSTEM
Date: Aug 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $744.04
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO TUCSON, AZ TO LOS ANGELES CA
Sponsor: Community Financial Services Association of America
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION.
Date: Jan 31, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,692.73
source

Destination: DC TO WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: MEETING W/ AMERICAN ACADEMY OF LACTIRINES & NY ST. INSER. CAUCUS.
Sponsor: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF LACTIRINES
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TERRORISM INSURANCE 2ND OPTIONAL FEDERAL CHARTER
Date: May 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $935.00
source

Destination: HOTSPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO STUDY MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Mar 29, 2004
Expense: $287.14
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Atlantic Commission
Purpose: TO GAIN A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE GOVERNMENTAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES IN EUROPE AS A WHOLE AND THE NETHERLANDS IN SPECIFIC, ESPECIALLY AS THEY RELATE TO U.S. FOREIGN POLICY.
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,261.17
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND OBSERVE THE OPERATIONS OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $918.56
source

Destination: KOME, CHAD
Sponsor: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT ON THE CHAD-CAMEROON PIPELINE ON THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
Date: Jan 24, 2005
Expense: $500.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONS
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE CONVENTION ABOUT FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $895.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Porter.


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.