In this Business Insider article, Marguerite Ward discusses inequality in education. Ward cites CEW report “The College Payoff.”
In this Seattle Times article, Katherine Long and Steve Miletich explore the possible economic futures of graduating students. Long and Miletich quote CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the division between blue collar and white collar jobs in a coronavirus economy.
In this Hechinger Report article, Meredith Kolodner discusses how remote learning has already created challenges for low-income students, including additional expenses and the likelihood of a lower starting salary. Kolodner quotes CEW Assistant Research Professor Jenna Sablan.
Katherine Mangan writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about how the pandemic has put job training programs on hold. Mangan quotes CEW Senior Analyst Michael Quinn on how these programs’ closings will disproportionately affect low-income and minority students.
In this article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Christopher Newfield discusses the benefits of a free college model in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Newfield quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and Director of Research Jeff Strohl and cites the CEW report “Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges.”
In this article for The 74, Richard Whitmire writes about how college shutdowns affect the most systematically disadvantaged students. Whitmire cites CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
In this Orlando Sentinel article, Annie Martin discusses how the coronavirus will affect job prospects for graduating students. Martin quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how the pandemic will affect students’ career trajectory and their initial job search.
Sean Teehan writes for the Hartford Business Journal about the potential long-term impact of coronavirus on higher education. Teehan quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how the pandemic will raise questions about the payoff of attending class on campus.
In an article for Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Sara Weissman discusses the differences between Sanders’ and Biden’s approaches to student loan debt. Weissman quotes CEW Assistant Research Professor Jenna Sablan on the growing consensus that student loan forgiveness will address racial inequity in addition to socioeconomic disadvantage.
Anna Helhoski writes for the Associated Press about the inequities in higher ed financial aid. Helhoski quotes CEW’s Martin Van Der Werf on how financial aid is often awarded with the colleges’ prestige in mind.