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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*

Anna Sagely


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,524.80


Trips traveled under the office of Howard Coble

Destination: RALEIGH, NC
Sponsor: Progress Energy
Purpose: TOUR COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $587.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE CABLE INDUSTRY AND MEET WITH CABLE REPRESENTATIVE
Date: Jun 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,127.87
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: COPYRIGHT PROTECTION CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN RESORT, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: ALCATEL,ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY,AT&T CABLE & WIRELESS, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS,MICROSOFT,MP3.COM,PEGASAS COMMUNICATION SAIC,VERISIGN,WINSTAR COMMUNICATIONS,XO COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE (NEI); YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT OFFICE
Purpose: TOUR YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE FACILITY
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $884.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: DENDREON CORPORATION, TARGETED GENETICS, IMMUNEX
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $751.50
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.23
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW AND OBSERVE FIRSTHAND THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY AND DISCUSS THE LEGISLATIVE POLICIES THAT MAY IMPACT THIS MARKET.
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,944.80
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: THE UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, THE CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AND BETTER UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Sponsor: Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE COMPLETION OF THE I-73/74 CORRIDOR
Date: Apr 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,305.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Anna Sagely.


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.