In this Washington Post article, Nick Anderson writes about the debate surrounding the College Board’s introduction of an “adversity score” to the SAT. Anderson quotes CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale about a previous failed attempt to introduce a similar measure in the 1990s.
In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess writes about how students’ socioeconomic backgrounds affects their success. Hess cites CEW’s report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale on the report’s findings.
In this MarketWatch article, Annie Reznik writes about graduation rates and student debt. Reznik cites CEW’s analysis comparing the success rates of selective universities with those of open-access schools.
In this article for The Atlantic, Ibram X. Kendi discusses the impact of philanthropist Robert Smith’s gift to Morehouse College’s class of 2019—paying off their student debt. Kendi cites CEW’s report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale.
In this article for The Atlantic, Richard Kahlenberg writes in favor of the College Board’s introduction of an adversity score to the SAT. Kahlenberg cites research from CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale and Director of Research Jeff Strohl that finds that disadvantaged students score significantly lower on the SAT than their more privileged counterparts.
In this Education Dive article, James Paterson and Natalie Schwartz write about the increasing college enrollment of low-income students and the remaining inequality these students face. Paterson cites the CEW report “Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges.”
In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about inequality in the college system and low-income students’ experience as they pursue higher education. Berman cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”
In this Le Monde article, Caroline Talbot writes about a Starbucks initiative that finances and supports the studies of its employees. Talbot quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on how large companies have previously offered executives such training. Now, however, Starbucks is offering those benefits to all employees.
In this NBC article, Esta Pratt-Kielley writes about the costly barriers first-generation college students face besides tuition, including housing costs. Pratt-Kielley cites CEW’s report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose.”