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Women Earn More College Degrees and Men Still Earn More Money

In this Forbes piece, University of California President Janet Napolitano writes about why women earn less than men, despite earning more degrees. Napolitano cites the Georgetown CEW report “Women Can’t Win.”

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Choose First Job Wisely or Earn Less Later

In this Voice of American article, Pete Musto writes about how graduates who underearn in their first job may continue earning less later in their lives. Musto quotes Nicole Smith, Research Professor and Chief Economist at Georgetown CEW.

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Companies Ramp Up Worker-Retraining Efforts

In this Wall Street Journal article, Austen Hufford writes about how some companies are investing in retraining their workers. Hufford quotes Jeffrey Strohl, Research Professor and Director of Research at Georgetown CEW.

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Report: ‘Colleges Need to Better Inform Students of Tradeoffs Between Working and Learning’

In this EdSurge article, Sydney Johnson writes about the effects of working while attending college, particularly for low-income students. Johnson cites the Georgetown CEW report, “Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students” in her article.

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Quantifying the Risks of Working While in College

In this Hechinger Report article, Delece Smith-Barrow writes about the drawbacks of working a low, hourly wage job while in college, which low-income students do more often than their peers. Smith-Barrow cites the Georgetown CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students,” in her article.  

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College vs. Paycheck

In this New York Times article, Rainesford Stauffer writes about college students who can’t always choose between a job and an education. Stauffer cites the Georgetown CEW report, “Learning While Earning: The New Normal,” in the article.

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Atlanta College Grad Looking for a Career? These Jobs Are in Demand

In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, Becca J. G. Goodwin writes about opportunities for college graduates in a tight labor market.

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It’s nearly impossible to work your way through school, but it’s much harder for low-income students

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about how low-income college students are more likely to work longer hours while enrolled than their higher-income peers. Berman cites the new Georgetown CEW report, “Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students,” in her article.

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Report Details Wide Latino, White College-Attainment Gaps in Colorado

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, LaMont Jones writes about a new report on college-attainment gaps in Colorado. Jones pulls from the report, “Rocky Mountain Divide: Lifting Latinos and Closing Equity Gaps in Colorado” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The Best Jobs Without a Bachelor’s Degree in Every State

In this MoneyWise article, Esther Trattner lists the best states to find a job without a bachelor’s degree. Trattner cites the Georgetown CEW report, “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA,” in her article.

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College Readiness Courses and Work-Force Development

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Elisabeth Barnett, Jennifer Zinth, and John Squires write about the impact of college readiness courses offered through partnerships between high schools and colleges. The authors pull 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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Construction Labor Shortage Creates Increasingly Lucrative Career Paths

In this Forbes article, Jim Morrison writes about growing job opportunities in the construction industry. Morrison pulls from the report, “Good Jobs that Pay without a BA: State-by-State Analysis” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Will Majoring in Psychology Make You Better Off? The Government Wants to Know

In this Wall Street Journal article, Michelle Hackman, Josh Mitchell, and Douglas Belkin write about the Education Department’s move to require colleges to publish data on graduates’ debt and earnings by major. The authors quote Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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What Is Career and Technical Education, Anyway?

In this Education Week article, Catherine Gewertz writes about how technical education has transformed into a new kind of college pathway. Gewertz uses information from the report, “The College Payoff” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump’s workforce development plan is missing a critical component

In this The Hill article, John Dearie writes about the shortcomings of the president’s workforce development plan. Dearie uses information from the report, “College Is Just the Beginning” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Just in Time for Whom?

In this Slate article, Jeffrey Selingo writes about the need for on-demand education to focus more on lower-skilled workers. Selingo uses information from the report, “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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20,000 preschool teachers just got offered a free education

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about how child-care provider Bright Horizons will pay for its workers to get a degree through four colleges. Berman uses information from the report, “The Economic Value of College Majors” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Harvard denies discriminating against Asian-Americans

In this Boston Globe article, Deirdre Fernandes writes about how Harvard sought to discredit the legal challenge to its admissions policies. Fernandes quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Perkins CTE Act reauthorization passes Congress

In this Education Dive article, Roger Riddell writes about the potential impact of the Perkins CTE Act reauthorization. Riddell 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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The 10 most and least educated cities in the United States

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess writes about the most and least educated cities in the US. Hess 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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