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5 out of 6 jobs available for workers with a BA pay more than $35K/year and average $60K. Learn more: bit.ly/2t8FSjA #CEWemployment

A BA or better guarantees access to all #career clusters. Learn more about career clusters in our tweets this week! bit.ly/2t8FSjA #CEWemployment

“Women’s earnings still lag their exceptional educational progress. At the heart of the gender wage gap is discrimination in pay for the same sets of qualifications and experience.” -Dr. Carnevale

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Women now outnumber men at every level of postsecondary education. Learn more: bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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In the industrial economy before the 1980s, a HS diploma was enough to provide middle-class earnings. Now the majority of well-paying jobs require at least some #education beyond HS. Read more: bit.ly/2LOFlMj @PoetsAndQuants

The lifetime #genderpaygap is largest for social science undergrad majors. See more. bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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Women make up 58% of school administrators, yet administrators who are men have salaries that are almost 2.5 times the average salary of women. bit.ly/2t3pe8q

There are many reasons why women need more education to earn higher salaries. @JillianBerman explains: on.mktw.net/2HXAgzy @MarketWatch

Right out of high school, men on average earn $10K more than women. bit.ly/2CC2Tyu #CEWequity

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Nonprofit Makes Move to Buy For-Profit

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley A. Smith writes about how National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs. Smith uses information from the report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Food Stamp Work Requirements Would Force States to Provide Job Training. Many Aren’t Ready.

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Teresa Wiltz writes about the potential impact of a new food stamp requirement that the Congress is considering. Wiltz pulls from the report, “Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Start or Reboot Careers” 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