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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

With an associate’s degree or certificate, workers in construction or engineering can earn as much—or even more—than workers with bachelor’s degrees. Read: bit.ly/31rkaIu @constructdive

Between 1991 and 2016, White workers increased their share of good jobs from 50% to 58%. bit.ly/2mbMi2l #GoodJobsData

Black workers’ net gains in good jobs in the past 25 years were on the bachelor’s degree and middle-skills pathways. bit.ly/2mbMi2l #CEWpathways

Inequities by race remain prevalent in the labor market: White workers have a disproportionately high share of good jobs. bit.ly/2mbMi2l

The manufacturing workforce has downsized significantly in past decades. “There’s no question,” Dr. Carnevale said, “that retail is up next.” Read: bit.ly/2Hl1Sj5 @TIME

What’s the result of eliminating standardized test requirements for college admissions? For selective colleges, it can mean maximizing revenue by admitting more students whose parents can pay tuition. Read: bit.ly/37bhTlY @timeshighered

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