In The News

The following is our media coverage overall. If you would like to see media coverage specific by report please visit our Reports section.


Affluent Students Dominate Top Colleges

May 26, 2011 On May 26, the Center’s Director of Research Jeff Strohl was on Boston’s NPR program “On Point” with outgoing Amherst college president Anthony Marx to discuss why increasing access to college has not resulted in greater equality.  

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Educating against Outsourcing

September 14, 2010 In “Count on the College Premium,” Stephen Rose points out that doomsday jobs forecasts are an American tradition and argues that the jobs, particularly those requiring postsecondary education, will come back.  

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Measuring Green Jobs

August 31, 2010 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have invested almost $100 billion in the “green economy.” This includes money for everything from workforce development and training, to research on cutting-edge technologies, to tax breaks for homeowners who weatherize their houses. In 2010, The Center on Education and the Workforce was awarded, along with

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HELP WANTED garners immediate attention.

June 15, 2010 HELP WANTED’s detailed look at jobs and education has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal blog, Inside Higher Ed, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and other publications.  

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Career Readiness Redefined

April 15, 2010 In two articles from Inside Higher Ed and Education Week, Dr. Carnevale comments on a new definition of ‘career readiness’ released by the Association for Career and Technical Education.  

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Anthony P. Carnevale Receives Morris T. Keeton Award

April 8, 2010 Last fall, Director Anthony P. Carnevale received the Morris T. Keeton Award from the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Named for the Council’s founder, the award honors an individual who has has made significant contributions to adult education and experiential learning. Dr. Carnevale was recently interviewed for CAEL’s March Newsletter....

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Community Colleges as Economic Saviors

March 15, 2010 Anthony Carnevale discusses the increasingly important role of community colleges in this University Business article.  

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Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

February 24, 2010 Dr. Carnevale testifies before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions: A Stronger Workforce Investment System for a Stronger Economy.

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What the Workforce Will Require of Students

November 11, 2009 This Education Week blog features highlights from Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required, a chapter authored by Anthony Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl that illuminates the need for a degreed workforce to replace retiring baby boomers. The chapter is available on our website under Publications. Download  

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Coverage of The Center’s Stimulus Analysis

April 17, 2009 Recent articles from Employment & Training Reporter, Inside Higher Ed, Youth Today, and the New Yorker that feature a new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, which analyzes the education and training requirements of stimulus jobs.

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