In this MarketWatch piece, Jillian Berman writes about the SAT’s possible introduction of an “adversity score” to its assessment of students. Berman quotes CEW Director of Research Jeff Strohl on how the business model of schools acts as a barrier to equality.
Richard Whitmire writes in this Hill op-ed about how poor, talented students do not succeed at the same rate as rich, less talented students. Whitmire cites CEW’s report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” in arguing about what can be done to change this widespread inequity.
In this New York Times article, Thomas Chatterton Williams critiques the College Board’s possible use of a new tool that would measure a student’s economic hardship along with SAT scores. Williams quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on the racial implications of the adversity score.
In this NPR article, Bobby Allyn writes about the College Board’s possible use of a new tool that would measure a student’s economic hardship along with SAT scores. Allyn quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on the backlash against a similar program piloted in the 1990s, and what would be different this time.
In this Inside Higher Ed article, Rick Seltzer writes about how the Gates Foundation is backing a panel to examine the value of postsecondary credentials. Seltzer quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how the Gates Foundation is catching up to the current political climate.
Catherine Gewertz writes in this Education Week article about a Gates Foundation initiative aiming to better inform prospective students and their parents of the value of their degree. Gewertz notes that CEW has published several studies that explore earnings for different certificates and degrees.
In this Washington Post opinion piece, Jay Matthews writes about KIPP’s recent report that explores ways in which low-income college students are insufficiently supported. Matthews quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale, who argues that high schools should better prepare students for their future careers.
Douglas Belkin writes in the Wall Street Journal about the College Board’s plan to assign students an “adversity score” for consideration in college admissions. Belkin quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on the purpose of the score.
In this Bloomberg article, Justin Fox writes about declining enrollment at less selective and for-profit colleges. Fox cites the CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs” to explain how some students can pursue a good job without attending college.
Jillian Berman writes in MarketWatch about how the Class of 2019 is not doing as well as the Class of 2000—but has better prospects than the Class of 2009. Berman quotes CEW Research Professor and Chief Economist Nicole Smith.