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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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    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

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  • 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.

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*

Kelly Zerzan


Total cost of 15 trips: $26,229.53


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING CURRENCY
Date: Feb 5, 2004
Expense: $1,504.00
source

Destination: TOUR DAYTON INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT SAFETY AND BROADCAST ISSUES AS THEY RELATE TO SPORTS
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NY TO LEARN ABOUT ADVERTISING AND BROADCAST ISSUES.
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: ATTEND CABLE INDUSTRY ISSUES CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT MUST-CARRY, DTV AND CABLE ISSUES, INCLUDING VOICE OVER IP TECHNOLOGIES
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $914.62
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT US-SINGAPORE TRADE AGREEMENT, EFFECTS TO COMBAT TERRORISIM
Date: Apr 4, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $7,851.77
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination:
Sponsor: UNIVERSAL AND WALT DISNEY WORLD
Purpose: FACT-FINDING REGARDING PARK SAFETY
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC TO DAYTON AND COLUMBUS, OHIO
Sponsor: Honda North America
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND VIEW THE ASSEMBLY OF HONDA MOTORS AND AUTOMOBILES
Date: Aug 14, 2001
Expense: $320.00
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: ATTEND AUTO SHOW AND TOUR FACILITIES TO LEARN ABOUT AUTO SAFETY AND FUEL EFFICIENCY
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: BURBANK, CA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING RELATED TO COPYRIGHT ISSUES, CREATION OF CONTENT AND PROTECTION OF CONTENT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,772.77
source

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Capital One Financial Corporation
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL RE TELEMARKETING; LEARN ABOUT FCRA AND OTHER PRIVACY ISSUES
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,277.96
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers
Purpose: ASSOC. OF INTERNATIONAL AUTO MANUFACTURERS ATTEND NY AUTO SHOW TO LEARN ABOUT FUEL EFFICIENCY AND NEW SAFETY INNOVATIONS
Date: Apr 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $722.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA FOR NASCAR RACE
Sponsor: SWEDISH MATCH
Purpose: MEET SWEDISH MATCH TO DISCUSS FDA REGULATION/TOBACCO ISSUES
Date: Sep 6, 2003
Expense: $427.05
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: VISIT GM, DC AND FORD TO LEARN ABOUT VEHICLE SAFETY
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,099.16
source

Destination: MUMBAI, BANGALORE, DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FOREIGN COMMERCE, US OUTSOURING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,252.81
source

Destination: ATTEND DETROIT AUTO SHOW
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AUTO SAFETY AND FUEL ECONOMY OF NEW VEHICLES
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,276.75
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Zerzan.


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.