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The demand for postsecondary education in #healthcare will grow faster than in any other field except #STEM. Learn more: bit.ly/2dlit8S

College-tuition reimbursement is on the rise at many companies, and employers are seeing a huge return with happy, higher-educated staff. Read more: on.wsj.com/2shD83P @kelseykgee @WSJ

.@USNews lists the top jobs for 2019. Spoiler alert: The majority are in the #healthcare field. Read: bit.ly/2mkZwFX

Half of America’s jobs require more than a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree. Read more: bit.ly/2ExuBBM @cantorrac @The74

By 2020, 82% of all #healthcare job openings will require postsecondary #edu or training. Read: bit.ly/2dlit8S #CEWprojections

Find out how many #healthcare jobs are projected to be in your state by 2020 using our interactive map. bit.ly/2dlit8S

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The tight labor market is encouraging many companies to become more open-minded when considering candidates without a college degree. Read more: cnb.cx/2FleYh3 @CNBCMakeIt

There’s a mutually beneficial exchange of work and experience employers and students share when taking part in co-op positions and internships. Read more: bit.ly/2VJ6mWD @Forbes

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