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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*

Perry Brody


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,622.42


Trips traveled under the office of Silvestre Reyes

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO MEET OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TO WORK ON POLICY FOR 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $212.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $655.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT SAP'S CONVERTION AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR ACTIVITIES RE: US MILITARY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,204.42
source

Destination: CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEX
Sponsor: LATIN AMERICAN WORKING GROUP AND WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT UNRESOLVED MURDERS OF WOMEN IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES RELATIONS INDIAN AND OF OUT SOURCING OF U.S. JOBS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,194.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUES (BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT) CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Perry Brody.


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.