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The overall wage advantage of a #college degree continues to hold up against a high school diploma. bit.ly/2ca6HKS #CEWemployment #MondayMotivation

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Rapid changes in technology impacting workforce demands leaves some teachers wishing they had a crystal ball to determine which skills will best prepare their students for the future. Read: nbcnews.to/2qIY2HB @NBCNews

Public colleges are not leveling the playing field for students of color. Read more: on.mktw.net/2v2ttlJ @MarketWatch

40% of #college students work at least 30 hours per week, and 25% work and attend school full time. Learn more: bit.ly/2HqGZlI @StraighterLine

Opportunities for those without any postsecondary #education are slowly disappearing. Read more: on.mktw.net/2J4NPNi @MarketWatch @JillianBerman

Where does your #college major wind up on the unemployment graph? Find out: bit.ly/2ca6HKS #CEWemployment

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Good news, upcoming #college grads: Unemployment rates have declined for most recent grads. Learn more about unemployment and earnings by college major in our tweets this week! bit.ly/2ca6HKS #CEWemployment

A total of 346 US colleges have enrollment in which fewer than 20% of students receive Pell Grants. bit.ly/2orxHOK #CEWPell20

What percentage of #PellGrant recipients does your college enroll? Sort through our online table of more than 5,500 colleges: bit.ly/2q8JtPV #highered

Student Debt Is a Harsh Math Lesson for U.S. Graduates

In this Bloomberg article, Shelly Hagan writes about how growing student debt burdens young Americans. Hagan quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Inhumanity To The Humanities: Why The University Of Wisconsin Is Wrong To Kill Off 13 Majors

In this Forbes article, Richard Vedder writes about the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point which announced that it will eliminate more than a dozen liberal arts majors. Vedder uses information from the report, “What’s It Worth?: The Economic Value of College Majors” 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