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How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

In this Hechinger Report article, Caroline Preston discusses how schools should prepare students for the future workforce. Preston quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of CEW.

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Free College Idea Hinges on Merger With K-12

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley A. Smith discusses the proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12. Smith uses information from the CEW report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Half of Endowment Spending Supports Financial Aid

In this U.S. News article, Lauren Camera discusses how colleges need to do more to support student scholarships. Camera quotes Martin Van Der Werf, associate director of editorial and postsecondary policy at CEW.

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Rural colleges aren’t supplying the workers rural businesses and agriculture need

In this Hechinger Report article, Matt Krupnick discusses the widening agricultural skills gap. Krupnick uses information from the CEW report, “The College Payoff.”

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This key federal program to help prisoners get an education was stopped in 1994. It’s time to bring it back

In this Fast Company article, Eillie Anzilotti writes about how part of the Pell Grant program used to fund prisoners getting a college degree and how activists are calling for its reinstatement. Anzilotti pulls from the CEW report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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Expanding HOPE would help Georgia expand its middle-skills workforce

In this Atlanta Journal Constitution article, Melissa Johnson discusses the need for more workers to fill middle-skills jobs. Johnson uses information from the CEW report, “Good Jobs That Pay: A State-By-State Analysis.”

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We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix our labor market

In this Washington Post article, Greg Case and Julie Sweet write about how the U.S. currently has more job openings than unemployed individuals to fill them. Case and Sweet use information from the CEW report, “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots.”

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4 ways colleges can make career prep ‘unavoidable’ for students

In this Education Dive article, James Paterson writes about how universities can revamp their career services. Paterson uses information from the CEW report, “Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers” and quotes Tanya Garcia, associate director of postsecondary policy research at CEW.

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Is This Higher Education’s Golden Age?

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Steven Brint writes about the prominence of American universities in public life. Brint uses information from the CEW report, “The Economic Value of College Majors.”

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Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

In this Hechinger Report article, Kelly Field writes about Minnesota’s higher education gap and the state’s struggle to fill jobs that require higher education. Field uses information from the CEW report, “Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges.”

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US Study: Many Good Jobs Exist for High School Graduates

In this VOA article, Bryan Lynn discusses good job opportunities for people with only a high school education. Lynn uses information from the CEW report, “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA.”

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Ethical College Admissions: Does it Matter Where You Go to College?

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Jim Jump discusses the debate surrounding the importance of where you go to college. Jump quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of CEW.

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Best US Jobs That Don’t Require College Degree

In this VOA article, Dora Mekouar writes about promising job opportunities for high school graduates. Mekouar uses information from the CEW report, “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA.”

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Relevance Rules: Students in the Workplace Keep Industry and Academia on the Cutting Edge

In this Forbes article, Patricia Alex discusses how students bring a fresh perspective to organizations. Alex quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of CEW.

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What Does the Future Hold for Liberal Arts Graduates

In this VOA article, Pete Musto and Alice Bryant report on the place for liberal arts degree holders in the job market. Musto and Bryant quote Nicole Smith, chief economist at CEW.

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US student debt levels set a new record in 2018—here’s how much the typical borrower owes

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess discusses the increase in student debt. Hess pulls from the CEW report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.”

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How Businesses Are Helping Their Employees Ditch Student Loan Debt

In this Forbes article, Jaime Catmull discusses the difficulties of paying back student loan debt. Catmull uses information from the CEW report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.”

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Creating a Culture of Leadership Development

In this Economist column, Terri Williams argues for the importance of leadership development. Williams quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of CEW, about the relationship between the hiring and training process and leadership.

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Free College Programs Need More Than Just Tuition Funding

In this Education Dive article, Hallie Busta writes about the resources needed for free college proposals beyond funding. Busta cites a CEW memo that estimates enrollment effects of then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s proposed plan to eliminate tuition.

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The Mystery of Pittsburgh: How Some Shrinking Cities Are Thriving in the New Economy

In this Pew Stateline article, Tim Henderson writes about how the shrinking population in cities like Pittsburgh are also seeing a rise in per capita income. Henderson quotes Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of CEW.

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