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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*

Catherine Wojtasik


Total cost of 10 trips: $18,596.55


Trips traveled under the office of Evan Bayh

Destination: TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT AND NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $896.86
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Purpose: CONFERENCE PRESENTER
Date: Jan 26, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $850.00
source

Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,830.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $934.00
source

Destination: GERMANY AND POLAND
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,646.38
source

Destination: CRUM LYNNE, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Consumer Data Industry Association Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $826.65
source

Destination: BRASILIA AND SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $3,155.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,451.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of James Maloney

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW THE MORTGAGE INSURANCE INDUSTRY EXPANDS HOMEOWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,388.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Catherine Wojtasik.


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.