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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*

Kelly Bulliner


Total cost of 7 trips: $13,845.84


Trips traveled under the office of Deborah Pryce

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: LEARNED ABOUT IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY. VISITED A CENTRAL OFFICE AND LEARNED ABOUT MARKET BASED COMPETITION AND DEREGULATION
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,808.23
source

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE CORP., ASHLAND INC., DEAN FOODS CO., FLOWSERVE CORP., YELLOW ROADWAY TRANSPORTATION, EXCEL
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED ME TO SEE FIRST-HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF MANUFACTURING AND THE TRANSPORTATION OF MANUFACTURED GOODS. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECO
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,534.50
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS MASS MEDIA ISSUES, FEE MEDIA OWNERSHIP RULES, AND THE EFFECTS OF PUBLIC POLICY ON RADIO, TELEVISION, OUTDOOR ADVERTISING & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,360.86
source

Destination: PORTLAND, ME
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: MEET WITH CABLE INDUSTRY LEADERS TO DISCUSS VOIP, BROADBAND, AND DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION ISSUES. PORTLAND, ME HAS ONE OF THE FEW VOIP SYSTEMS DEPLOYED NATIONALLY
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $679.80
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-BELGRADE, SERBIA-SKOPJE, MACEDONIA-PRISTINA, KOSOVO-PODGOVICA, MONTENEGRO-BELGRADE, SERBIN
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF THE BALKANS TO EXPAND THE DIALOG BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE BALKANS. WE SAW FIRST-HAND THE LINGERING TERRITORIAL AND ETRIC TENSIONS, BUT ALSO SAW MANY OPPORTUNITIES FROM ALL SIDES FOR PROGRESS AND GROW
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $6,283.45
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Bulliner.


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.