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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

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Trips by*

Paul Brotherton


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,242.20


Trips traveled under the office of Maurice Hinchey

Destination: UTAH
Sponsor: Sierra Club
Purpose: VIEW FEDERAL LANDS PROPOSED FOR WILDERNESS AND OTHER DESIGNATION
Date: Apr 21, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $501.20
source

Destination: CAMPING IN GOBLIN VALLEY STATE PARK AND TOURING PUBLIC BLM LANDS IN THE VICINITY
Sponsor: Utah Wilderness Coalition
Purpose: EXAMINE PUBLIC LANDS ISSUES IN SOUTHERN UTAH
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $920.00
source

Destination: CONSERVATION STRATEGY MEETINGS, FLY-OVERS OF P.W. SOUND AND COPPER RIVER DELTA
Sponsor: Eyak Preservation Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING IN ALASKA
Date: Aug 2, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $1,120.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF U.S. POLICY IN COLOMBIA
Sponsor: Witness for Peace
Purpose: FACT-FINDING IN COLOMBIA
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $1,911.00
source

Destination: TWO DAY COURSE OF LECTURES ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: EDUCATION ON POLICY ISSUES
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $460.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR ON THE OPERATIONS & OVERSIGHT OF ENERGY FUTURES MARKETS.
Date: Jun 14, 2002
Expense: $407.00
source

Destination: COSTA RICA LECTURES-FIELD TRIPS IN PARKS AND RESEARCH STATIONS.
Sponsor: Organization for Tropical Studies
Purpose: FACT FINDING IN COSTA RICA. ECONOMIC & ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $2,895.00
source

Destination: MONTANA/WYOMING (YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE AND GALLATIN NATIONAL FORESTS)
Sponsor: National Public Lands Grazing Campaign/American Lands Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING IN GREATER YELLOWSTONE ECOSYSTEM ON ISSUES RELATED TO PUBLIC LANDS MANAGEMENT.
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $1,028.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Paul Brotherton.


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.