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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*

Jack Silzel


Total cost of 8 trips: $7,210.58


Trips traveled under the office of Cathy Mcmorris

Destination: GEG
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO EXAMINE FOREST & WILDLIFE ISSUES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,064.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: STUDY & TOUR VARIOUS PLANTS & AREAS RELATED TO ISSUE CONCERNS OF MEMBERS OF FPA
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,628.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: PNGC Power
Purpose: STUDY ENERGY ISSUES IN PNW
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination:
Sponsor: American Emu Association
Purpose: ATTEND AEA ANNUAL MEETING TO GIVE PRESENTATION
Date: Jun 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: TOUR HANFORD FACILITY AT RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $195.00
source

Destination: AGRICULTURE TOUR
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING & BRIEFING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $515.68
source

Destination: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: WA, DC-BOSTON-VISIT WYETH, MILLENIUM, & GENZYME
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: BRIEFING & FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,507.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jack Silzel.


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.