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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*

Linda Rich


Total cost of 9 trips: $6,099.04


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: MEET WITH INDUSTRY TO DISCUSS LEGISLATION REQUESTING TRANSPARENCY IN THE BOND MARKET
Date: Jan 27, 1999
Expense: $431.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK NY
Sponsor: Fannie Mae
Purpose: SEMINAR REGARDING ISSUES RELATING TO MORTGAGE FINANCE
Date: Feb 24, 2000
Expense: $349.95
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: Mar 30, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,712.50
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: BRIEFING BY INSTINET ON SEC'S MARKET ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2001
Expense: $350.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SECURITIES REGULATION
Date: Jan 22, 2003
Expense: $550.19
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS FORUM
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL ABOUT MUTUAL FUND LEGISLATION
Date: Sep 22, 2003
Expense: $548.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-NYC
Sponsor: PRACTICING LAW INSTITUTE
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL ABOUT HR 2420 AND MUTUAL FUND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS
Date: Jan 7, 2004
Expense: $576.70
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI
Sponsor: University of Mississippi
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL ABOUT HR 2420
Date: Jan 23, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $442.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL ABOUT HR 2420 AND OTHER LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS
Date: Mar 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,137.70
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Linda Rich.


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.