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Every year, the US spends $1.1T on education and training. Prime-aged college graduates receive the most training, while only 3% of formal training..

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Will Majoring in Psychology Make You Better Off? The Government Wants to Know

Dr. Carnevale comments on the proposed requirement for colleges to disclose student debt and earnings following graduation. “The data by college..

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The #service industry spends $91.6B on formal training each year. bit.ly/2mlCFbM #CEWeconomics

Those with the most #education receive the most training in the workforce. Over 50% of training dollars go to those with at least a bachelor’s degree. Learn more: bit.ly/2mlCFbM

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College readiness programs in HS can play an integral role in expanding dual enrollment opportunities and help students better prepare for college. bit.ly/2MhShxH @insidehighered

Latinos are less likely than Whites to enroll in #college and complete a credential beyond high school in Colorado. See more. bit.ly/2mO3Vlz

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Employers’ formal training dollars go toward both in-house and outside training. See more. bit.ly/2mlCFbM #CEWeconomics

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Report Details Wide Latino, White College-Attainment Gaps in Colorado

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, LaMont Jones writes about a new report on college-attainment gaps in Colorado. Jones pulls from the report, “Rocky Mountain Divide: Lifting Latinos and Closing Equity Gaps in Colorado” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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College Readiness Courses and Work-Force Development

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Elisabeth Barnett, Jennifer Zinth, and John Squires write about the impact of college readiness courses offered through partnerships between high schools and colleges. The authors pull 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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The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor