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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*

Gail Ravnitzky


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,956.46


Trips traveled under the office of Carolyn Maloney

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: GLAXO, WYETH-AYERST, CYTYC, HUMANA, WEB MD, AND THE SOCIETY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN WOMEN'S HEALTH PROGRAMS AND MEET WITH HEALTH CARE LEADERS AND EXPERTS TO DISCUSS WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES.
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $574.72
source

Destination: TOUR NYU DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL AND MEET WITH HOSPITAL LEADERS
Sponsor: NYU Downtown Hospital
Purpose: VISIT EMERGENCY ROOM FACILITIES THAT ARE IN NEED OF REPAIR AND RENOVATION
Date: Apr 28, 2000
Expense: $448.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Adam Schiff

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Jan 2, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $2,985.53
source

Destination: MICROSOFT CAMPUS VISIT, MEETINGS, BRIEFINGS
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-LEARN ABOUT TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES, PRIVACY, SECURITY, AND OTHER ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,006.21
source

Destination: DC TO PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AND LEARN ABOUT ISSUE PERSPECTIVES
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $545.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS ABOUT ISSUES OF THE DAY (FREE MARKET APPROACH TO HEALTH CARE, HOMELAND SECURITY, JOBS, ETC.)
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $694.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING TRIP TO DISCUSS PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, PIRACY, AND CONTENT ISSUES
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,955.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FOR A ON PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY, ECONOMIC POLICY, OVERSIGHT, NATIONAL SECURITY, AND OTHERS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $748.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gail Ravnitzky.


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.