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Nonprofit Makes Move to Buy For-Profit

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley A. Smith writes about how National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs. Smith uses information from the report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Food Stamp Work Requirements Would Force States to Provide Job Training. Many Aren’t Ready.

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Teresa Wiltz writes about the potential impact of a new food stamp requirement that the Congress is considering. Wiltz pulls from the report, “Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Start or Reboot Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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To meet state attainment goals, higher ed will have to get explicit about race

In this Education Dive article, Autumn A. Arnett writes about the systemic barriers that lead to educational attainment gaps between racial groups. Arnett uses information from the report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Facts about race and college admissions

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus writes about how political winds may shift, but racial factors in college success statistics don’t shift. Marcus uses information from the report, “Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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More high school grads than ever are going to college, but 1 in 5 will quit

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus writes about how new data show little progress in retaining students, despite efforts to plug the leak. Marcus pulls from the video,”The Forgotten 500,000 College-Ready Students” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump Administration Rescinds Obama-Era Guidelines on Considering Race in College Admissions

In this WGBH article, Kirk Carapezza writes about the Trump administration’s move to rescind Obama-era guidelines directing colleges on how best to consider race in admissions. Carapezza quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Hispanic workers continue to make significantly less than white workers

In this MarketWatch article, Kari Paul writes about the wage gap between Latino workers and their White counterparts. Paul uses information from the report, “Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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US universities that resist career preparation ‘will fail at moral goals’

In this Times Higher Education article, Ellie Bothwell writes about how the proposed mergers of the departments of Labor and Education could result in the democratisation of education. Bothwell quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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How Trump’s travel ban threatens health care, in 3 charts

In this Vox article, Julia Belluz and Sarah Frostenson write about the healthcare system’s reliance on foreigners. Belluz and Frostenson quote Nicole Smith, Chief Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Better alignment needed between college training, jobs

In this Education Dive article, James Paterson writes about the applicability of college training to the workforce’s needs. Paterson uses information from the report, “Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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What’s the purpose of education? The Trump administration has one theory

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about how the White House wants to merge the Departments of Education and Labor as part of a broader plan to reorganize the federal government. Berman quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The Education and Labor departments were made for each other

In this Washington Post op-ed, Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, writes about how President Trump’s plan to combine the Departments of Labor and Education could straighten the path from education to work.

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An ‘Education and the Workforce’ Agency?

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Andrew Kreighbaum writes about the debate surrounding the White House’s plan to merge the Departments of Education and Labor. Kreighbaum quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Perkins Act, with CTE focus, gaining momentum in Senate

In this Education Dive article, James Paterson writes about the Perkins Act, which is seeing a new life in Congress. Paterson uses information from the report, “Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Want to Kill Tenure? Be Careful What You Wish For

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Lee Gardner writes about the debate surrounding tenure in higher education. Gardner quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Colleges Re-Bound?

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Chris W. Gallagher writes about the need to expand high-quality education and training options. Gallagher uses information from the report, “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Oregon Certificate Holders Can Double Earnings, Research Shows

In this U.S. News article, Zoe Chevalier writes about findings from the report, “Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Start or Reboot Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Connecting Cashiers to College Degrees

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Lindsay McKenzie writes about how large employers are turning to Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. McKenzie uses information from the report, “College Is Just the Beginning: Employer’s Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce and quotes Nicole

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Jeb Bush: College still has value and should be more affordable

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess writes about Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s ideas for minimizing the cost of college. Hess uses information from the report, “The College Payoff” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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How nontraditional pathways can lead workers to good jobs

In this PBS NewsHour interview, Judy Woodruff reports on ways to help close the skills gap. Woodruff interviews Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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