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Why California is investing over $200 million in vocational education

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess reports on the state of California’s $200 million investment in vocational education. Hess quotes Andrew Hanson, a Senior Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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New Data on Non-Degree Credentials

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Paul Fain writes about the growing opportunities for non-degree certificate holders. Fain cites Certificates, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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America’s new malady: Men’s shrinking paychecks

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi reports on how the gender wage gap is narrowing as men lose ground in the workforce. Picchi cites Good Jobs Without a BA, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce and J.P. Morgan Chase.

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Literacy is the partner to scientific learning

In this Education Dive article, Shalina Chatlani reports on the benefits of combining STEM subjects with humanities. Chatlani cites a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Harvard’s incoming freshman class is one-third legacy—here’s why that’s a problem

In this CNBC article, Jonathan Blumberg writes about the unfair advantage in admissions at elite colleges. Blumberg highlights The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit more Pell Grant recipients, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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States Focus On Middle-Skills Jobs Gap

In this US News article, Casey Leins reports on how states are closing the skills gap in the job market. Leins cites Divided Recovery, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

In this Hechinger Report article, Matt Krupnick writes about the increasing number of good jobs for people without college degrees. Krupnick cites Good Jobs that Pay without a BA and quotes Andrew Hanson, a senior analyst at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Americans divided on higher education, but we can move to common ground

In this The Hill article, Frederick Lawrence discusses the diverging opinion on the benefits of a college education. Lawrence cites Recovery 2020, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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STEM instruction offers educational, workforce benefits beyond traditional fields

In this Education Dive article, Pat Donachie reports on the advantages of STEM training for students. Donachie quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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If they aren’t going to college or job training, what are Georgia’s high school grads doing?

In this Atlanta Journal Constitution article, Maureen Downey writes about the career paths of Georgia’s high school graduates. Downey cites Good Jobs that Pay without a BA and quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Purdue Tackles Job Training

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Rick Seltzer reports on Purdue University’s new training program for IT students. Seltzer quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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This is what today’s college students really look like

In this Market Watch article, Jillian Berman reports on the changing demographic of the typical college student. Berman quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Work-Force Training in an Anti-College Climate

In this Inside Higher Education article, Ashley Smith writes about how working class people can benefit from community colleges. Smith quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Degrees that Matter: The Value of Independent Sector Colleges and Universities to Students, Parents, and Communities

In this Huffington Post article, Rev. James Maher discusses the impact that universities can have on students and communities. Rev. Maher cites The College Payoff, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Amazon, primed to make 50,000 hires, holds multi-city job fair

In this Fox News article, Perry Chiaramonte reports on Amazon’s mass hiring during recent job fairs held at dozens of Amazon warehouses nationwide. Chiaramonte quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Thousands show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in US cities

In this Associated Press article, Matt O’Brien reports on Amazon’s mass hiring during recent job fairs held at dozens of Amazon warehouses nationwide. O’Brien quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Thousands show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in US cities

In this ABC News article, Matt O’Brien reports on Amazon’s mass hiring during recent job fairs held at dozens of Amazon warehouses nationwide. O’Brien quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The Complicated History of Affirmative Action: A Primer

In this The Atlantic article, Alia Wong and Isabel Fattal look at the complex past of affirmative action. Wong and Fattal cite a study by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Programs should focus on students who started and had to stop

In this Washington Post article, Sanford J. Ungar urges policymakers, politicians, and institutions to focus on students who fail to complete their college degrees. Ungar cites College Payoff, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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“Good jobs” can be had without a bachelor’s

In this NPR write up, Anya Kamenetz cites Good Jobs Without a BA, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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