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Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?

In this Associated Press article, NerdWallet columnist Brianna Mcgurran writes about postsecondary education options. Mcgurran quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Economist who spent 40 years in school wants Trump administration to spend less on education

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about economist Bryan Caplan’s book called “The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money.” Berman quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale,  Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump and DeVos call for massive cuts to college student aid programs

In this Washington Post article, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel writes about the Trump Administration’s plans to slash annual funding for student aid programs. Douglas-Gabriel quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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OPINION: Changing the ‘narrow and sometimes elitist image of higher education’

In this Hechinger Report article, Rich Nickel writes about building a broad-based college-going culture. Nickel uses information from the report, “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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As companies step up to train workers in rapidly changing technologies, can universities keep up?

In this Education Dive article, Patti Zarling writes about a growing pool of technology wonks launching independent programs to fill the skills gap. Zarling quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale in her article.

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Community colleges teach vocational skills–and a whole lot more

In this Washington Post article, Jeffrey J. Selingo writes about President Trump’s comments on vocational education during a congressional retreat. Selingo pulls from the report, “Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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In remarks touting vocational schools, Trump conflates them with community colleges

In this CNN article, Juana Summers writes about how President Trump equated vocational schools with the nation’s community colleges. Summers quotes Jeff Strohl, the Director of Research at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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For-Profit, Nonprofit Schools Could See Same Funding Standard

In this Bloomberg BNA article, Emily Wilkins writes about the Education Department’s proposal to change an Obama administration regulation known as “gainful employment.” Wilkins quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale,  Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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DeVos eyes plan to nix penalties from ‘gainful’ rule

In this Politico article, Michael Stratford writes about the Trump administration’s proposal to remove sanctions on low-performing programs at for-profit colleges. Stratford mentions Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Why Are Women Still Choosing the Lowest-Paying Jobs?

In this Atlantic article, Kelly Field writes about how vocational programs that tend to attract females also lead to the least-lucrative professions. Field pulls information from the report, “Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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White men get the most employee job referrals

In this MarketWatch article, Quentin Fottrell talks about how the vast majority of employee referrals go to white men. Fottrell quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale is his article.

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The Mystery Of Contract Work: Why So Many Guys?

In this NPR news segment, Uri Berliner writes about the rise in contract workers and the benefits that come along with contract work. Berliner quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale in his article.

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‘Career ready’ out of high school? Why the nation needs to let go of that myth

In this The Conversation article, Dr. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Andrew Hanson, senior research analyst, and Megan Fasules, research economist, write about the career-ready high school graduate myth.

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Higher Education Bill Could Heat Up Competition for Adult Students

In this Wall Street Journal article, Melissa Korn and Douglas Belkin discuss the newly revised Higher Education Bill. Korn and Belkin cite Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The 6 most popular college majors

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess compiles a list of the most popular college majors. Hess cites The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Take A 12-Step Approach To The College Process

In this Forbes article, Willard Dix advises students to focus more on their choice of major than the prestige of a school. Dix quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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GOP retools higher ed. Less regulation, more job training

In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, Maureen Downey discusses the recently modified Higher Education Act. Downey quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Is college worth it? How the gig economy is reshaping higher education

In this Mic article, Rainesford Stauffer discusses how students do not use the skills they acquire in college after graduation. Stauffer quotes Andrew Hanson, Senior Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Why Brown University’s no-loans policy won’t make college more accessible

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman discusses Brown University’s recently announced no-loan policy for students receiving financial aid. Berman highlights the challenges of the new financial aid packages and cites 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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How Tech Companies Could Keep the Workforce Alive

In this The Atlantic article, Lolade Fadulu discusses how technology companies can help harness the skills of the US workforce. Fadulu quotes Anthony Carnevale (Director) and Nicole Smith (Chief Economist) of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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