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Many highly-qualified #PellGrant recipients are being turned away from an elite #college education. Learn more in our tweet this week. bit.ly/2orxHOK #CEWPell20

Dr. Carnevale describes the many opportunities available to those who pursue #vocationaleducation. “If you install voc ed in high school, African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities, and working class Whites and low-income kids, will be on that track.” bit.ly/2BT2GcS

Nursing is the largest #healthcare profession in today’s economy, and it provides strong job prospects for men and women. Learn more: bit.ly/2xGZcW4

Liberal arts degrees expose students to a variety of subjects and help them improve their critical thinking skills by facilitating problem solving from different perspectives. Read more: bit.ly/2FlZF7g @VOAnews @VOALEpmusto

The demand for postsecondary #education and training in #healthcare continues to grow. Dr. Carnevale comments.

test Twitter Media - The demand for postsecondary #education and training in #healthcare continues to grow. Dr. Carnevale comments. https://t.co/aemlMwDJSd

While state funding for #highered is declining, there is renewed interest in free college programs. Read more: bit.ly/2GcatGW @halliebusta @EdDiveHigherEd

The US spends 2x as much on #healthcare than does Europe. See more. bit.ly/2dlit8S #CEWemployment

test Twitter Media - The US spends 2x as much on #healthcare than does Europe. See more. https://t.co/EBn3XoZhdm #CEWemployment https://t.co/4gssdTsC7k

#Healthcare has the largest share of foreign-born and foreign-trained workers in the country. bit.ly/2dlit8S #CEWprojections

Switching majors too late in college is delaying many students’ graduation and increasing student loan debt. Read more: bit.ly/2PCDB9V @hechingerreport

Many students don’t have a clear career trajectory and lack the support mechanisms to help them choose a major, which can severely inhibit their future. Read more: bit.ly/2M11urx @The74 @laura11D

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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The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor