In this op-ed, Arthur Rizer and Jesse Kelley make the case for educating incarcerated individuals who will eventually join the workforce. Rizer and Kelley cite the CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”
In this New York Times op-ed, Richard D. Kahlenberg argues that the underfunding of community colleges is the real college scandal. Kahlenberg cites a recommendation for funding community colleges from the CEW report “Educational Adequacy in the Twenty-First Century.”
In this Wall Street Journal article, Sarah Chaney and Michelle Hackman write about how higher education increasingly continues to attract students, despite ample job opportunities.
In this CNBC article, Jessica Dickler offers prospective college students advice about the value of elite schools. Dickler cites the CEW report “The College Payoff” to explain the lifetime value of a college degree.
Tiffany Pennamon writes in Diverse Issues in Higher Education about practices that can help Black and Latino men persist in higher education. Pennamon cites the CEW report “Latino Education and Economic Progress.”
In this Bloomberg article, Noah Smith writes about what many recent closures of for-profit colleges mean for higher education. Smith cites the CEW report “The Economic Value of College Majors.”
In this Bloomberg article, Shelly Hagan and Carlyann Edwards write about employers’ efforts to train their staff in the tight labor market. Hagan and Edwards quote CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale.
In this Diverse Issues in Higher Ed article, Monica Levitan writes about the recent CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” Levitan quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the relationship between educational attainment and views of women in politics.
Jack Stripling writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education that the college admissions scandal reveals the privilege of many students at increasingly elite universities. Stripling quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on the system’s flaws.
In an op-ed published in The Washington Post, CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale explores how higher education is not a meritocracy, but a system that favors already privileged students. “As is true with most aspects of American society,” he writes, “it is better to be rich than smart.”