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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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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*

Laura Zuckerman


Total cost of 9 trips: $15,454.56


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Buyer

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: HILL STAFF RETREAT/FACT FINDING/BRIEFINGS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,350.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,370.54
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION-CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.73
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO CTIA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $793.20
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS AND CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY; INTERNET ASSOC.
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,760.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: NATIONAL TRADE SHOW
Date: May 27, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,836.40
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CABLE FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,478.29
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY - LONG BEACH, CA - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,167.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Laura Zuckerman.


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.