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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*

Robert Taub


Total cost of 18 trips: $28,514.30


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Burton

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers
Purpose: SPEAK AT NATIONAL POSTAL FORUM ON HR22
Date: Mar 21, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $778.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Association of Letter Carriers
Purpose: TO ADDRESS NATIONAL CONVENTION ON POSTAL ISSUES
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $781.47
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Mchugh

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $462.00
source

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NY
Sponsor: US Olympic Committee
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL INSPECTION TRIP OF OLYMPIC SITE
Date: Feb 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $118.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL POST CORPORATION (IPC)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE BY IPC ON POSTAL REFORM
Date: Jan 23, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,054.90
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR AND DISCUSSION ABOUT THE MAGAZINE INDUSTRY
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $673.87
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM WITH EXECUTIVES OF TIME, INC.
Date: Sep 5, 2003
Expense: $381.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $726.00
source

Destination: TOULOUSE, FRANCE; CHESTER, UK; PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: TO STUDY ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND COMPETITION, INCLUDING THE POSTAL AND DELIVERY SECTOR
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $6,180.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL & JORDAN
Sponsor: Aish Hatorah Jerusalem Fund
Purpose: TO ATTEND DEFENSE AEROSPACE HOMELAND SECURITY MISSION AND CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $8,725.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BIPARTISAN/BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: BELIZE
Sponsor: Wildlife Conservation Society
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PROGRAMS
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,082.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: AMER. INTERNATIONAL GRP (AIG) & NY STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE)
Purpose: FORUM RE: FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY & NY STATE ECONOMY
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $832.90
source

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NY
Sponsor: US Olympic Committee
Purpose: INSPECT AND EVALUATE THE AREA'S FEDERALLY SUPPORTED TOURISM SITES
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $90.00
source

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

Destination: STAMFORD, CT
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM LEGISLATION WITH PITNEY BOWES'S SENIOR EXECUTIVES
Date: Jun 20, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $801.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Taub.


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.