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Should ‘Elites’ be Allowed to Continue Ignoring Pell Students?

In this The Journal article, Dian Schaffhauser goes over the questions raised by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce on Pell Grants. Schaffhauser quotes “The 20% Solution: Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients,” in this article.

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Report praises UC for enrolling low-income students; criticizes other elite universities

In this Ed Source article, Larry Gordon writes about a new study that praises the University of California for the amount of Pell Grant recipients they enroll.  Gordon 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 his article.

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Top Colleges Urged to Boost Percentage of Pell Grant Students

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Jamaal Abdul-Alim goes over some 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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Is the college degree outdated?

In this Hechinger Report article, Laura Pappano discusses the value of a college degree. She quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale in her article.

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Why Some Cities and States Are Footing the Bill for Community College

In this The Atlantic article, Ronald Brownstein says that local governments are now working to ensure that students complete at least 14 years of education instead of just 12. Brownstein quotes the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “Learning While Earning: The New Normal.”

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American colleges could be doing more to close to the gender pay gap

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman says American colleges could be doing more to close the gender pay gap. Berman quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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OPINION — We can’t afford not to launch rural youth into college success

In this The Hechinger Report article, Daniel Porterfield argues that the United States needs to expand college access for rural students. Porterfield quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale, director of Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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These students lack enough data to make informed choices about their major

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman goes over a new study that finds community college students do not have enough information to make informed choices on what to study. Berman quotes the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors.”

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Skills Gap Hinders Access to Promising Jobs, EEOC Told

In this Bloomberg BNA article, Kevin McGowan says that workers need to be better prepared to fill the manufacturing, technology, and skilled trade jobs. McGowan quotes the Infrastructure report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Retail Pain Is Plain in March Jobs Report

In this NBC News article, Martha White analyzes the impact of the retail industry in jobs. White quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The Best Colleges for Older Students

In this The Fiscal Times article, Beth Braverman goes over an analysis which lists the best colleges for older students. Braverman quotes the Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020 report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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6 Reasons You May Not Graduate on Time

In this The New York Times article, Meredith Kolodner goes over the main obstacles student face to graduate. Kolodner mentions information from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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College Degree Completion and Home Ownership

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Jamaal Abdul-Alim analyzes the differences between those with a bachelor’s degrees and those with associate’s degree. Abdul-Alim quotes Andrew Hanson a researcher from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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D.C.’s College Mandate For Child Care Workers Is Something To Cry About

In this Forbes article, Preston Cooper reports that D.C. is on a regulatory campaign that could exacerbate students debt and the cost of child care. Cooper quotes the Economic Value of College Majors report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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U.S. College Grads See Slim-to-Nothing Wage Gains Since Recession

In this Bloomberg article, Austin Weinstein reports about the value of a bachelor’s degree. Weinstein quotes Ban Cheah, researcher of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Degrees Lead on Wages

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley Smith writes about the value of an associate’s degree. Smith uses information from the report, Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020 report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Howard University is opening a campus at Google headquarters to get more black engineers in tech

In this Business Insider article, Chris Weller presents information that reveals that Howard University will open a satellite campus at Google headquarters. Weller quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The Free Certificate Movement

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley Smith goes over a new proposal in Indiana that would offer free community college to students who want to pursue a certificate in a high-demand field. Smith quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Tuition-Free College Programs Are Just Getting Started

In this Hechinger Report, Jon Marcus says that Clinton’s free college proposal is still gaining momentum. Marcus quotes the “Clinton Memo” report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Better Marriage Between College and Job Training

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Paul Fain says that both academics and the Trump administration agree on the need for workforce development centers. Fain quotes the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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