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Black and Latino workers with good jobs are paid less than White workers with good jobs at every level of education. bit.ly/2mbMi2l

White workers have inherited and built upon advantages in the educational pipeline and workforce that have disproportionately improved their chances of finding good jobs. bit.ly/2mbMi2l

Unemployment rates for Black workers remain about 2X those of Whites, and Latino unemployment rates remain roughly 1.5X those of Whites. bit.ly/2mbMi2l

As Latinos have moved toward closing the gap in higher education, they have seen higher earnings in the workforce. Read more: bit.ly/2Wox9YV

GPA is a better predictor of student success than standardized test scores, but that may not be the main reason some selective colleges are no longer requiring applicants to submit these scores. Read: bit.ly/37bhTlY @timeshighered

It might not come as a surprise that being a poet or an architect demands intense creativity. But so does being a physicist or CEO. Read: bit.ly/2HlO8Va @educationweek

Even among workers with good jobs, Blacks and Latinos are paid less than White workers at every level of education. Learn more: bit.ly/2mbMi2l

White workers have a disproportionate share of good jobs compared to Blacks and Latinos. bit.ly/2mbMi2l #CEWequity

What we see in today’s colleges is a far cry from a united path to prosperity—it’s a chasm demarcated by race. Read more from Dr. Carnevale: bit.ly/2LIey6J

“Money alone isn’t going to make a difference,” CEW’s Martin Van Der Werf said. Supplementing financial support for Pell-eligible students with advising, career preparation, and more can help ensure they complete college. Read: bit.ly/2Hsmd5O @DiverseIssues

Colleges Need to Rethink Their Market — and Maybe Their Mission

In this article for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jeffrey J. Selingo discusses how higher education needs to evolve. Selingo cites CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.”

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Ignore the Hype. College Is Worth It.

CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale writes in an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed that college is worth it—despite questioning that suggests otherwise.

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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