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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

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Trips by*

Neil Bradley


Total cost of 13 trips: $20,187.38


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: ST. PETERSBERG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MEETING WITH RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND U.S. FIRMS DOING BUSINESS ON RUSSIA
Date: Jul 31, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,300.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: AGENDA PLANNING AND RETREAT
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: SEMINAR CONFERENCE ON RETIREMENT INCOME
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,271.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESS OF TOMORROW CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Tiaa-Cref
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL PRESENTATION REGARDING SOCIAL SECURITY AND RETIREMENT ISSUES
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,132.57
source

Destination: ZAMBIA
Sponsor: World Vision
Purpose: OBSERVE HIV / AIDS, ORPHAN SUPPORT, CHILD SUPPORT, FOOD SUPPORT AND MICRO-CREDIT PROGRAMS IN ZAMBIA SPONSORED BY WORLD VISION AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (11 days)
Expense: $3,629.70
source


Trips traveled under the office of Sue Myrick

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,450.00
source

Destination: CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $670.06
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Shadegg

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Nov 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $282.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $387.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $275.05
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Neil Bradley.


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.