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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*

Anthony Zaffirini


Total cost of 16 trips: $21,753.14


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Gonzalez

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose:
Date: Jan 11, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,537.31
source

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $752.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL - PREDATORY LENDING SEMINAR
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $682.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: BOEING / MICROSOFT / WASHINGTON MUTUAL
Purpose:
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,978.83
source

Destination: TOUR AT CITIGROUP CREDIT CARD FACILITIES
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL - CREDIT PRACTICE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,394.50
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: TransUnion Corporation
Purpose: FAIR CREDIT DEPORT EDUCATION
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: TEL AVIV
Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL TRIP ON ISRAEL
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,570.29
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC - NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: BRIEFING ON STOCK MARKET POLICY
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $711.42
source

Destination: PORTLAND MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING - CABLE INDUSTRY INVESTMENT IN BROADBAND
Date: Nov 30, 2003
Expense: $737.40
source

Destination: NASHVILLE
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: MEETINGS/EDUCATION ON COPYRIGHT INFRIGEMENT
Date: Jun 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: TAMPA-SAN ANTONIO-WASHINGTON DC
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVT. AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,480.85
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOM POLICY BRIEFING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,917.89
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE MD
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: ANNUAL POLICY SUMMIT ON TELECOM POLICY
Date: Apr 8, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $592.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TELECOM POLICY
Date: Apr 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: VISIT MANUFACTURERS IN DALLAS AREA
Date: Jul 1, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $1,204.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Anthony Zaffirini.


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.