In this CNBC article, Abigail Johnson Hess discusses the benefits of Joe Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan and the political probability of it becoming a reality. Hess cites the CEW report “The Dollars and Sense of Free College.”
In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Lois Elfman discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recession have impacted students’ postsecondary plans. Elfman quotes CEW Research Economist Megan Fasules and cites the CEW blog post “When Back to School Meets Stay at Home.”
“The Merit Myth” by CEW authors Anthony Carnevale, Peter Schmidt, and Jeff Strohl was named one of Yahoo Finance’s favorite business books of 2020.
In this Stacker article, Meagan Drillinger uses data from the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” to compile a list of the 100 colleges with the best return on investment.
In this US News & World Report article, Emma Kerr discusses how working a part-time job in college can be beneficial to students’ careers. Kerr cites CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
Kat Tretina writes for Forbes about the costs and benefits of attending college. Tretina cites CEW reports “Five Rules of the College and Career Game” and “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.”
In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus discusses how the pandemic may cause parents and students to pay closer attention to the long-term financial returns of a college education. Marcus cites the recent CEW report “Buyer Beware” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, Maureen Downey writes about how the push for educational credentials limits upward mobility to those with college degrees. Downey cites CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
Joy Resmovits writes for Education Dive about how fewer students have completed the FAFSA this year. Resmovits quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about how COVID-19 may have a powerful effect on undergraduate enrollment.