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Employers spend $413B on informal, on-the-job training annually. Learn more: bit.ly/2mlCFbM #CEWeconomics

Employers spend over $1T on postsecondary #edu & training annually. Learn more in our tweets this week! bit.ly/2mlCFbM #CEWeconomics

#DYK that on average, for every dollar a man is paid in the US, a woman is paid just 81 cents? Learn more about the gender #wagegap in our video: bit.ly/2ouTeoU

Data and transparency are vital to understanding the relationship between #education and #workforce outcomes. Dr. Carnevale and @JamieMerisotis explain more: bit.ly/2BT2GcS

“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.”

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By 2021, @TacoBell will give away more than $21M in college scholarships, and they won’t ask about SAT scores or GPAs. Read more. cnb.cx/2EhSbCw @CNBC @AbigailJHess

#Education has been and will continue to be a crucial strategy for women to reach wage parity. Today, women outnumber men at every level of educational attainment. Dr. Carnevale explains more in his blog: bit.ly/2LhcjFD

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

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Women’s college participation has nearly doubled since 1975, and today more women than men are attending college. But those impressive education gains are not being met by wage parity. Read more: bit.ly/2LhcjFD

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

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor