In The News

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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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Guild Education Raises $40M to Help Employers Provide Education Benefits

In this EdSurge article, Sydney Johnson writes about Guild Education, a company which partners with companies and education providers to offer employees programs ranging from master’s degrees to a high-school diploma. Johnson quotes Artem Gulish, Senior Policy Strategist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Girls-only trade classes are spreading — and upending stereotypes

In this Hechinger Report article, Brenda Iasevoli writes about the positive impact and controversy surrounding girls-only trade classes. Iasevoli quotes Nicole Smith, Chief Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump Wants to Merge the Ed. and Labor Departments. Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea

In this Education Week article, Arnold Packer writes about how education’s purpose is more than preparation. Packer quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Nonprofit Makes Move to Buy For-Profit

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley A. Smith writes about how National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs. Smith 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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Food Stamp Work Requirements Would Force States to Provide Job Training. Many Aren’t Ready.

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Teresa Wiltz writes about the potential impact of a new food stamp requirement that the Congress is considering. Wiltz pulls from the report, “Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Start or Reboot Careers” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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To meet state attainment goals, higher ed will have to get explicit about race

In this Education Dive article, Autumn A. Arnett writes about the systemic barriers that lead to educational attainment gaps between racial groups. Arnett 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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Facts about race and college admissions

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus writes about how political winds may shift, but racial factors in college success statistics don’t shift. Marcus uses information from the report, “Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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More high school grads than ever are going to college, but 1 in 5 will quit

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus writes about how new data show little progress in retaining students, despite efforts to plug the leak. Marcus pulls from the video,”The Forgotten 500,000 College-Ready Students” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Trump Administration Rescinds Obama-Era Guidelines on Considering Race in College Admissions

In this WGBH article, Kirk Carapezza writes about the Trump administration’s move to rescind Obama-era guidelines directing colleges on how best to consider race in admissions. Carapezza quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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