In The News

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Racial Inequality in College Enrollment Patterns

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley Smith writes about how admissions practices and inequality in state funding are creating two separate and unequal tracks to public colleges. Smith highlights the most recent CEW report, “Our Separate and Unequal Public Colleges.”

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Georgetown Researchers Find Disparities in Access to Elite Public Colleges

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Pearl Stewart writes about how elite, public four-year colleges do not represent the populations they are supposed to serve.  Stewart highlights the most recent report from CEW, “Our Separate and Unequal Public Colleges.”

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Now Is Not a Time to Skimp on Worker Training

In this Bloomberg article, Peter Coy writes about the importance of training employees, even though employers have been hesitant to provide it in the past. Coy quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Some 43 Percent of College Grads Are Underemployed in First Job

In this Wall Street Journal article, Melissa Korn writes that humanities majors more often use their college degree in their first job than students with vocational degrees. Korn cites the Georgetown CEW report “Five Rules of the College and Career Game.”

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Five Keys to Better Align College Training With Workforce Needs

In this Education Dive article, James Paterson identifies five solutions to close the skills gap. Paterson cites the CEW report “Career Pathways: 5 Ways to Connect College and Careers.”

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Blue-Collar Men Are Riding America’s Economic Wave. Women? Not So Much.

In this Washington Post article, Danielle Paquette writes about how men continue to dominate the better-paying fields for high school degree-holders — and how women remain left out. Paquette cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Education Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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5 Times Going Into Debt Makes Sense

In this U.S. News article, Maryalene LaPonsie writes about the five ways debt can be leveraged to make money. LaPonsie cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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Will Colleges Solve Education ‘Mix-Match’ With Tech Training?

In this Education Dive article, Halona Black writes about how community colleges can work to close the skills gap. Black cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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Shut Out of US Jobs Boom: Women Without a College Degree

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi writes about how women without a college degree are being left behind in the labor market, as middle-class blue-collar jobs tend to go to men. Picchi cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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Study: Bachelor’s Degree Not Sole Path to ‘Good-Paying’ Job

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Ed article, LaMont Jones writes about the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.” Jones quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the CEW.

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Credentialing Evolves as Demand Grows for Middle-Skills Jobs

In this Inside Higher Ed brief, Paul Fain writes about the growing demand for middle-skills jobs. Fain cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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13 Million Good Jobs Available for Those With High School Diplomas

In this US News article, Lauren Camera writes about the jobs that are still available for high school graduates. Camera cites the recent Georgetown CEW report, “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”

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MBA Enrollment Is Down Again. What’s the Future of the Degree?

In this Washington Post opinion piece, Jeffrey Selingo writes about the decline of students applying to M.B.A. programs and how some universities are adapting. Selingo quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown CEW.

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Three Nontraditional Ways to Get a Bachelor’s Degree

In this U.S. News article, Mariya Greeley writes about alternatives students can consider for pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Greeley cites the Georgetown CEW report “The College Payoff.”

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This War Veteran, and Adult Learner, Set an Example — in the 16th Century

In this Hechinger Report opinion piece, Kelly Otter and Pete Wheelan write about St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits’ commitment to education. Otter and Wheelan cite the Georgetown CEW report “The Undereducated American.”

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Affirmative Action Should Be Based on Class, not Race

In this Economist essay, Richard Kahlenberg writes that affirmative action should be based on class rather than race. Kahlenberg cites the Georgetown CEW report “Separate and Unequal” and quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the CEW.

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Four Ways Parents (and Their Students) Can Avoid the College Debt Trap

In this PBS News Hour article, Beth Kobliner writes about ways parents and students can plan to avoid significant college loans. Kobliner cites the Georgetown CEW report, “The College Payoff.”

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Ten Jobs That Are Safe From Robots

In this Hechinger Report article, Sarah Gonser writes about the predicted effects of automation on employment, highlighting the skills that will remain valuable. Gonser quotes Megan Fasules, Research Economist at the Georgetown CEW.

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Hispanics Believe in the American Dream, Even When Denied to Them

In this Houston Chronicle column, Esther Cepeda writes about how high costs and other barriers to college make it difficult for Hispanics to achieve the American dream. Cepeda cites the Georgetown CEW report, “Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster But Still Behind.”

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To Retrain or Hire? That Is the Tech Talent Question

In this Wall Street Journal article, Gary Beach writes about the various ways technology companies are approaching the challenge of ensuring their workers are sufficiently trained. Beach quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of  Georgetown CEW.

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