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An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos

In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Donald J. Farish, President of Roger Williams University, offers a philanthropic suggestion to Jeff Bezos. Farish cites Divided Recovery, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump Makes a Big Push for High School Apprenticeships

In this Education Week article, Catherine Gewertz reveals that President Trump is planning a major expansion of apprenticeship programs. Gewertz quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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3 Facts About Working While Getting an Online Degree

In this U.S. News article, Joe Chapman presents three facts about online degree programs.  Chapman quotes the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report: “The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings.”

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Where to Turn to When You’re First in the Family to Go to College

In this The New York Times article, Eliene Zimmerman presents the story of a first-generation college student that just graduated. Zimmerman quotes the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce report: “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills

In this The Wall Street Journal, Douglas Belkin presents a discouraging panorama regarding the relation between learning and critical-thinking skills in college. Belkin quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The 5 best cities for starting your career

In this Bankrate article, Sarah Berger presents the best five cities to start your career. Berger uses data from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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There’s No Place Like Home: Fewer Americans Are Moving for Work

In this NBC News article, Martha White says that the number of Americans moving for jobs has dropped. White quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale in this article.

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Pruning Dead-End Pathways in Career and Technical Ed.

In this Education Week article, Catherine Gewertz analyzes the measures implemented by the Warren County High School to correct the imbalance of the number of graduates without sophisticated technology skills. Gewertz quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale in this article.

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Girl Scouts CEO urges young girls to be fearless in science

In this CNBC article, Jessica Dickler analyzes reasons why girls should pursue a degree in STEM fields. Dickler quotes findings from the “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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As U.S. Jobs Move to High Skill, Men Join College at Record Level

In this Bloomberg article, Jordan Yadoo analyzes the trend of American men enrolling in college at record levels and the reasoning behind that decision. Yadoo quotes the “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Colleges Have-Nots,” report from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Many low-income students qualify for selective schools but fewer attend

In this Education Dive article, Pat Donachie goes over some of the key findings from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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Majority of qualified poor students in US ‘not at elite colleges’

In this Times Higher Education article, Ellie Bothwell reports that the majority of low-income students in the US go to open-access colleges even though they are qualified to go to more elite institutions. Bothwell quotes The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More...

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Top universities could take thousands more low-income students, study says

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus goes over some of the key findings from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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More evidence prestigious colleges are becoming bastions of the elite

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman goes over the story of a Pell Grant recipient who needs $40,000 to attend one of the selective colleges where he was accepted. Berman quotes The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Elite colleges can afford to enroll more low-income students

In this CNN Money article, Katie Lobosco writes about the deep class divide in higher education. Lobosco cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” in this article.

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Education startups challenge traditional path to a career

In this AP article, Maria Danilova goes over the story of a student who attends university classes online. Danilova quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Selective Schools May Be Turning Away Qualified Low-Income Students

In this NASFAA article, Allie Bidwell goes over the new findings in the new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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More evidence prestigious colleges are becoming bastions of the elite

This Inside Higher Education article by Paul Fain goes over the key findings in The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Poor Students

In this WGBH, Kirk Carapezza says that Boston University is one of the private colleges that needs to enroll more low-income students according to “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Selective Colleges Take Fewer Low-Income Students, According to a New Report

In this Pacific Standard article, Nick Hagar reports that according to a recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the majority of Pell students qualified to attend selective colleges go to other schools with under 50 percent graduation rates.

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