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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*

Paul Poteet


Total cost of 13 trips: $31,503.73


Trips traveled under the office of Wally Herger

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,579.52
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA; RENO, NV; LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose: TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO GAMING AND MANUFACTURING-RELATED ISSUES
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,437.00
source

Destination: DUBLIN, BRUSSELS, ROME
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,260.00
source

Destination: ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.60
source

Destination: VISIT BBDO (AD AGENCY)
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $6,790.96
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH U.N. OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Better World Fund
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $142.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,617.90
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH CHILEAN GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY LEPS.
Sponsor: Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO CHILE
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,516.00
source

Destination: MEET WITH BEOR, STEURNS AND BANK OF AMERICAN EXECUTORS
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $705.70
source

Destination: VISITING HIGH-TECH COMPANIES
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF HIGH-TECH TAX ISSUES
Date: Aug 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $915.24
source

Destination: GREENBIER, WV
Sponsor: NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND RE AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF PENSION REFORM PROPOSALS
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: LEARNING ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,549.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Paul Poteet.


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.