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The Gift of Tech

In this Forbes article, Gabriel Horwitz writes about the impact of automation on job seekers and increasing educational attainment. Horwitz mentions findings by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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House Republicans got this right: Colleges should tell students how much bang their buck will buy

In this Washington Post op-ed, Dr. Carnevale writes about how the newly-proposed PROSPER Act would give consumers program level information, including completion rates, loan repayment rates, and average earnings out of each program.

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Apprenticeships or College? How About Both?

In this Education Week article, Catherine Gewertz discusses the benefits of supplementing a college education with an apprenticeship. Gerwertz cites America’s Divided Recovery, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Why is choosing a college major so fraught with anxiety?

In this Washington Post article, Jeffrey Selingo discusses the factors surrounding college major choices. Selingo quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce

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In an era of inequity, more and more college financial aid is going to the rich

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus highlights the disparity in the number of low-income students who receive financial aid at the most selective universities. Marcus 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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College and the End of Upward Mobility

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Richard V. Reeves discusses the role higher education plays in perpetuating class inequality. Reeves quotes Anthony Carnevale and Jeff Strohl from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Higher Education Act Proposal Primes Fight Over Future of Colleges

In this Wall Street Journal article, Douglas Belkin and Melissa Korn discuss how the latest version of the Higher Education Act could increase transparency at educational institutions. Belkin and Korn quote Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The best states to work if you don’t have a college degree

In this Business Insider article, Abby Jackson compiles a list of ten states with the most jobs for workers without a college degree. Jackson cites Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis, a report by J.P. Morgan Chase and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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No college degree? Jobs in construction and health care still pay well, study finds

In this Denver Post article, Aldo Svaldi highlights some of the best industries for workers without a college degree. Svaldi talks to Neil Ridley, the State Initiative Director at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The real meaning behind high loan default rates among black students — another kind of college mismatch

In this LA Times article, Naomi Schaefer Riley explores why Black students are more likely to default on student loans. Riley cites African Americans: College Majors and Earnings, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Five ways colleges can enroll more low-income students

In this Hechinger report article, Daniel Porterfield explores the growing body of research on creating upward mobility for low-income students. Porterfield cites Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018 , a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Is DeVos Devaluing Degrees?

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Andrew Kreighbaum discusses policies surrounding postsecondary education and workforce training in the United States. Kreighbaum cites Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Why Some Students Quit College — and How They Can Finish

In this New York Times article, Teddy Nykiel discusses some of the barriers students encounter when completing a college degree. Nykiel cites two reports by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Good Jobs That Pay without a BA and Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.

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Poor Girls Are Leaving Their Brothers Behind

In this Atlantic article, Alana Semuels explores how low-income families are affected by the gender gap in college. Semuels cites America’s Divided Recovery, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Did you work your way through college? Here’s why your kids can’t

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman explores the challenges many students face while pursuing education and work. Berman cites Learning While Earning: The New Normal, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Studying humanities is a luxury only wealthy college students can afford

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman discusses why students at less selective colleges should major in more lucrative fields. Berman quotes Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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10 states with the highest increase in well-paid jobs that don’t require a college degree

In this CNBC article, Marguerite Ward highlights 10 states with jobs for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Ward cites Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis, a report by JPMorgan Chase and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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How can universities help employers boost employment in the age of automation?

In this Education Dive article, Pat Donachie highlights how universities can prepare students with job skills for the changing economy. Donachie cites Good Jobs That Pay without a BA, a project by JP Morgan Chase and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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A Challenge for Higher Ed: Modernize Manufacturing, but Protect Jobs

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Paul Basken discusses the challenges workers face with the rise of automation, and why emphasis should be placed on training workers. Basken cites Good Jobs That Pay without a BA, a project by JPMorgan Chase and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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5 blue-collar jobs that pay $100,000 a year

In this MarketWatch article, Quentin Fottrell compiles a list of five jobs that pay $100,000 annually. Fottrell cites Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis, a report by JPMorgan Chase and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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