In The News

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HEA Reauthorization Can Reduce Equity Gaps That Persist for Students of Color

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education opinion piece, Alyse Gray Parker and India Heckstall write about how a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act can serve as an opportunity to reduce persistent equity gaps for students of color. Parker and Heckstall cite the CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Taco Bell Is Giving Away $21 Million in College Scholarships — And They Don’t Care About SATs or GPA

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess reports on the Taco Bell Foundation’s announcement that it will offer students scholarship money based on their passion rather than grades or test scores. Hess cites the CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Survey: 9 in 10 College Seniors Say Their Courses Are Relevant to Future Careers

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz writes about the finding that most students view their courses as relevant to their careers paths, though with varying degrees of confidence. Schwartz cites the CEW report “Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers.”

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A Guide to Different Types of College Degrees

In this U.S. News article, Josh Moody explores the range of degrees available to students — and how they can benefit from them. Moody cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”

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Selective Public Colleges Admit Black and Latino Students at Lower Rates

In this U.S. News article, Lauren Camera writes about inequities in how selective public universities admit minority students. Camera cites the recent CEW report, “Our Separate and Unequal Public Colleges.” Camera quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of CEW.

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Report: Minority Students Face Big Equity Gap at Public Colleges

In this Education Dive article, James Paterson writes about how admissions practices create a separate and unequal track for minority students in higher education. Paterson cites the recent CEW report, “Our Separate and Unequal Public Colleges.”

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Racial Inequality in College Enrollment Patterns

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley Smith writes about how admissions practices funnel students into unequally funded higher education tracks. Smith cites the recent CEW report, “Our Separate and Unequal Public Colleges,” and quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of CEW.

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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 CEW.

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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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