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Here’s How to Enable Black Girl Magic at Work

In this Fortune article, Ellen McGirt discusses the wage gap for Black women and preparing Black girls for the future workforce. McGirt cites CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Revenues May Lurk Behind Drive to End US Admissions Tests

In this article for Times Higher Education, Paul Basken discusses the financial interest institutions may have in ending their reliance on admissions exams. Basken quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the connection between wealth and college admissions.

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How Companies Kill Higher Education’s Promise of Social Equity

In this article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Patricia McGuire discusses how partnerships between companies and colleges often leave more vulnerable students on the margins. McGuire cites the CEW reports “A First Try at ROI” and “The Unequal Race for Good Jobs.”

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If You Go to a Liberal Arts College, You’ll Make More Money

In this Forbes article, Derek Newton discusses the findings of the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”

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The BA Is No Longer the Only Way

In this Forbes article, Carol D’Amico discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate’s Degrees.”

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A College Degree Can Now Help You Get a Loan

In this Forbes article, Derek Newton explores the myriad benefits to a college education besides career earnings. Newton cites the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”

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Will US Universities Be Made Redundant by the Employability Agenda?

In this Times Higher Education article, Paul Basken discusses how companies training their workers will affect higher education. Basken quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the idea of an additional two years of free public education.

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Recalibrating Our Understanding of Failure

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Peter Smith explores how marginalized students face systemic barriers to academic completion and success. Smith cites CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.

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By 2020, They Said, 2 Out of 3 Jobs Would Need More Than a High-School Diploma. Were They Right?

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Goldie Blumenstyk discusses the predictions of CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.” Blumenstyk quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on how people have become more educated than predicted.

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Study: Community College Access Linked to Higher Earnings, Health Benefits

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses the benefits of increased access to community college. Schwartz cites the CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs.”

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Is There Really a “Blue-Collar Boom”?

In this Marketplace article, Kimberly Adams discusses how President Trump has handled the economy. Adams quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the decline of factory and manufacturing jobs.

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Universities That Boost the Poorest Students to Wealth Are Becoming Harder to Afford

In this Hechinger Report article, Matt Krupnick discusses increasing socioeconomic stratification in higher education. Krupnick cites the CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Research Director Jeff Strohl on how systems of wealth and poverty perpetuate themselves.

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As Enrollment Declines Loom, One Liberal Arts College Is Banking on Free Tuition

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses how Georgetown College in Kentucky plans to offer full-time students living on campus free tuition. Schwartz cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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Report Details Liberal Arts Education ROI

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Lois Elfman discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Elfman quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the value of specific training in addition to a general education.

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A Liberal Arts Education Pays Off — But It Takes Decades

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”

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Report: Liberal Arts Colleges Deliver One of the Highest Returns on Investment

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses the findings of the latest CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Schwartz quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term benefits of investing in a liberal arts education.

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When It Comes to Future Earnings, Liberal-Arts Grads Might Get the Last Laugh

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Bennett Leckrone compares the return on investment for those who attended liberal arts colleges as opposed to trade or business schools. Leckrone cites the CEW reports “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and “A First Try at ROI.”

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Liberal Arts Pay Off in the Long Run

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Kery Murakami discusses the findings of the most recent CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Murakami also cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how liberal arts colleges compare to other institutions of higher learning.

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Liberal Arts Education Is a Long Term Investment, Study Finds

In this WGBH article, Kirk Carapezza and Kevin G. Andrade discuss the findings of the new CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Carapezza and Andrade quote CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the versatility and long-term value of a liberal arts education.

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Liberal Arts Education: Waste of Money or Practical Investment? Study’s Conclusions Might Surprise You.

In this article for the Washington Post, Susan Svrluga discusses the value of a liberal arts education. Svrluga cites the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term payoff of a degree with a liberal arts foundation.

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