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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

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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*

Matthew Strawn


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,095.63


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS -- MET WITH EMPLOYEES AND MANAGEMENT
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ON ENERGY/COMMODITY TRADING PRACTICES
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,998.42
source

Destination: MEETINGS AT CHICAGO BO OF TRADE, CBOE, CHICAGO MERC, CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE AND CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE
Purpose: EDUCATION ON COMMODITIES/FUTURES/OPTIONS MARKETS
Date: Feb 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,252.33
source

Destination: MEETINGS AT NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE ON 3-22-02
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT STOCK EXCHANGE PRACTICES; REGULATORY COMPLIANCE; AND MARKET DATA ISSUES
Date: Mar 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $888.27
source

Destination: BUSINESS & ECONOMIC SUMMITT; ROUNDTABLE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES IN 108TH CONGRESS
Sponsor: Fannie Mae
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FINANCIAL SERVICES & GENERAL BUSINESS ISSUES FOCUS, 108TH CONG.
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,365.06
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT, WHICH INCLUDED EDUCATIONAL PANELS ON OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES UPDATES
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-HEIDELBERG-STUGGART, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, WAR ON TERRORISM, GLOBAL ECONOMICS AND DOMESTIC POLICIES IN EU
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $563.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Vivendi Universal
Purpose: STAFFED CONG. ROGERS DURING HIS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT WITH EMPLOYEES OF UMG
Date: Apr 14, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $712.56
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Matthew Strawn.


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.