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Will US Universities be Made Redundant by the Employability Agenda?

In this Times Higher Education article, Paul Basken discusses how companies training their workers will affect higher education. Basken quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the idea of an additional two years of free public education.

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Universities That Boost the Poorest Students to Wealth are Becoming Harder to Afford

In this Hechinger Report article, Matt Krupnick discusses increasing socioeconomic stratification in higher education. Krupnick cites CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Research Director Jeff Strohl on how systems of wealth and poverty perpetuate themselves.

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As Enrollment Declines Loom, One Liberal Arts College is Banking on Free Tuition

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses how Georgetown College in Kentucky plans to offer full-time students living on campus free tuition. Schwartz cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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Report Details Liberal Arts Education ROI

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Lois Elfman discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Elfman quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the value of specific training in addition to a general education.

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A Liberal Arts Education Pays Off — But It Takes Decades

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”

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Report: Liberal Arts Colleges Deliver One of the Highest Returns on Investment

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses the findings of the latest CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Schwartz quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term benefits of investing in a liberal arts education.

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When It Comes to Future Earnings, Liberal-Arts Grads Might Get the Last Laugh

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Bennett Leckrone compares the return on investment for those who attended liberal arts colleges as opposed to trade or business schools. Leckrone cites the CEW reports “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and “A First Try at ROI.”

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Liberal Arts Pay Off in the Long Run

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Kery Murakami discusses the finds of the most recent CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Murakami also cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how liberal arts colleges compare to other institutions of higher learning.

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Liberal Arts Education Is A Long Term Investment, Study Finds

In this WGBH article, Kirk Carapezza and Kevin G. Andrade discuss the finds of the new CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Carapezza and Andrade quote CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the versatility and long-term value of a liberal arts education.

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Liberal Arts Education: Waste of Money or Practical Investment? Study’s Conclusions Might Surprise You.

In this article for the Washington Post, Susan Svrluga discusses the value of a liberal arts education. Svrluga cites CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term payoff of a degree with a liberal arts foundation.

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Is Algebra Useful?

In this Forbes article, John Ewing discusses how the subject of mathematics is being trivialized. Ewing cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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How 3 Colleges Make Mobility a Reality

Karin Fischer writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about three colleges that help students climb the economic ladder. Fischer cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges.”

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The Barriers to Mobility

Karin Fischer writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about how higher education can fail as an engine of social mobility. Fischer quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale and cites the CEW reports on good jobs.

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Student Debt Cancellation Debate Shows the Need for an Economics of Humanity

In this Forbes article, Erik Sherman writes about the debate over student debt cancellation. Sherman cites the CEW report “Working While Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students” to show the burden on students to cover the cost of college.

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College Grads Earn 80% More—But Only 51% of Americans See College as Very Important

Abigail Hess writes for CNBC about a surprising recent poll that shows just over half of young Americans view college as a necessity. Hess cites the CEW report “Women Can’t Win” to show why more education is particularly important for women’s earnings.

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For College Admissions, Is “Adversity” Living Near Poor People?

In this Forbes article, Andrew Biggs writes about the factors of the College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard. Biggs cites CEW report “SAT-Only Admission.”

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Certificate Programs vs. Bachelor’s Degrees

In this article for US News and World Report, Emma Kerr discusses the potential financial benefits of certificate programs over bachelor’s degrees. Kerr cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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The Widening Racial Gap on Jobs and Wealth

Anne Kim writes for Washington Monthly about the widening racial gap in jobs, which in turn affects family wealth. Kim cites the CEW report “The Unequal Race for Good Jobs.”

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You Probably Need a College Degree to Get a Factory Job Now

In this Money article, Kaitlin Mulhere discusses the shifting demographics of factory jobs. Mulhere cites CEW report “Upskilling and Downsizing in American Manufacturing.”

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Want a Factory Job? You May Need a College Degree

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi discusses the evolution of factory jobs. Picchi cites a blog post by CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how the labor market has changed for workers without a college degree.

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