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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

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?

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    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

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    The troubled history of vocational education

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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*

Andrew Vermilye


Total cost of 23 trips: $50,329.00


Trips traveled under the office of John Breaux

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: University of New Orleans
Purpose: EDUCATION / FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $590.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 27, 2000
Expense: $425.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ACCOMPANIED SENATOR BREAUX WHO GAVE A SPEECH
Date: May 7, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,477.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CAL
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: MEET WITH BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND U.S. BUSINESSMAN RE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
Date: May 27, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $8,042.00
source

Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,201.00
source

Destination: MONTANA & WASHINGTON
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: STAFF TRIP
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,225.00
source

Destination: ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: VISIT RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES
Date: Aug 25, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,839.00
source

Destination: AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ATTEND RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $180.00
source

Destination: BRISTOL, CONN
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: VISIT FACILITIES & MEET EXECUTIVES
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $559.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,769.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: May 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,478.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,410.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,642.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,294.00
source

Destination: AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: Government of Australia
Purpose: TRADE DELEGATION
Date: Jan 22, 2003 (13 days)
Expense: $4,500.00
source

Destination: TURNBERRY, FLA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,125.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,582.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $572.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,915.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: MEET WITH INDUSTRY OFFICIALS
Date: Aug 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,062.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Vermilye.


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.