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Right out of high school, men on average earn $10K more than women. bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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The gender #paygap for #college graduates increases with age, peaking in their early 50s. Learn more: bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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Earnings among bachelor’s degree holders vary tremendously by college major. Read more: bit.ly/2NN0Zl5 @magnify_money @is_lou

Men majoring in business have a 41.5% earnings advantage over women. See more in our interactive chart. bit.ly/2F3oOkb

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The US Dept of Education was created in 1980, a time when 2/3 of jobs required no more than a HS diploma. Dr. Carnevale comments, “There was a time, perhaps, when the #Edu and Labor departments could stand apart. But no more.” Read more: wapo.st/2yzC9BH

Many majors, such as #engineering, remain highly segregated by gender. See more. bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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Women go to #college and work under a different set of rules than men. Learn more in our video: bit.ly/2ouTeoU

Recent #collegegrads who end up in jobs that don't require a degree are 5 times as likely to still be in a similar position 5 years later, compared with those who nabbed jobs that required their degree. cnb.cx/2NdgNO2 @CNBC @AnnieReporter

Nonprofit Makes Move to Buy For-Profit

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley A. Smith writes about how National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs. Smith uses information from the report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Food Stamp Work Requirements Would Force States to Provide Job Training. Many Aren’t Ready.

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Teresa Wiltz writes about the potential impact of a new food stamp requirement that the Congress is considering. Wiltz pulls from the report, “Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Start or Reboot Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor