In The News

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An Inconvenient Truth: The Road to Retirement Means Working Longer

In this CNBC article, Stan Litow explains why many potential retirees can’t stop working. Litow cites the CEW report “Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018.”

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110,000 Washington Students a Year Will Get Money for College, Many a Free Ride

Katherine Long writes in the Seattle Times about the passage of a bill in Washington state to provide additional financial support for college students whose families make under the median income. Long quotes CEW Assistant Research Professor Jenna Sablan on how the legislation compares to “free college” programs in other states.

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State Chambers of Commerce Partner on ‘Work-Based Learning’

In this Education Dive article, Riia O’Donnell writes about a state network aiming to expand work-based learning. O’Donnell quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the role of colleges and universities in skills training.

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Understanding Higher Ed’s Role in Workforce Education Partnerships

In this Education Dive article, Hallie Busta writes about how colleges and companies can work together to address the skills gap. Busta quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith about changing views of higher education.

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The Case for Education in Prison

In this op-ed, Arthur Rizer and Jesse Kelley make the case for educating incarcerated individuals who will eventually join the workforce. Rizer and Kelley cite the CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.”

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The Real College Scandal

In this New York Times op-ed, Richard D. Kahlenberg argues that the underfunding of community colleges is the real college scandal. Kahlenberg cites a recommendation for funding community colleges from the CEW report “Educational Adequacy in the Twenty-First Century.”

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Even in Strong Job Market, High-School Graduates Flock to College

In this Wall Street Journal article, Sarah Chaney and Michelle Hackman write about how higher education increasingly continues to attract students, despite ample job opportunities.

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As Decision Day Nears, Here’s What Attending a Top College Is Worth

In this CNBC article, Jessica Dickler offers prospective college students advice about the value of elite schools. Dickler cites the CEW report “The College Payoff” to explain the lifetime value of a college degree.

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Research Encourages More Support for Black and Hispanic Male Educational Attainment

Tiffany Pennamon writes in Diverse Issues in Higher Education about practices that can help Black and Latino men persist in higher education. Pennamon cites the CEW report “Latino Education and Economic Progress.”

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America’s Great College Boom Is Winding Down

In this Bloomberg article, Noah Smith writes about what many recent closures of for-profit colleges mean for higher education. Smith cites the CEW report “The Economic Value of College Majors.”

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In a Hot Jobs Market, Bosses Have to Train Their Low-Paid Staff

In this Bloomberg article, Shelly Hagan and Carlyann Edwards write about employers’ efforts to train their staff in the tight labor market. Hagan and Edwards quote CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale.

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Report: Education Is Key Factor in Gender Bias Among Women in Politics

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Ed article, Monica Levitan writes about the recent CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” Levitan quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the relationship between educational attainment and views of women in politics.

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‘It’s an Aristocracy’: What the Admissions-Bribery Scandal Has Exposed About Class on Campus

Jack Stripling writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education that the college admissions scandal reveals the privilege of many students at increasingly elite universities. Stripling quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on the system’s flaws.

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About 1 in 8 Americans Think Men Are ‘Better Suited Emotionally’ for Office, Survey Finds

In this Politico article, Benjamin Wermund writes about how gender bias toward women in politics has declined — but still exists. Wermund cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” to note how media coverage of women in politics differs from that of men. 

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‘We Still Have a Long Way to Go’: New Report Shows Gender Bias Still at Play in Elections, Despite Improvement

In this Chicago Tribune article, Kate Thayer writes about how bias against women in politics can affect election outcomes. Thayer cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” and quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith.

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Women Candidates Still Tagged as Too ‘Emotional’ to Hold Office

In this U.S. News article, Susan Milligan writes that bias against women in politics varies by party affiliation. Milligan cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” and quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith to explain how this bias has changed over time.

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13% of Americans Think Women Are Less ‘Emotionally Suited’ to Politics Than Men

In this Fortune article, Kristen Bellstrom writes that roughly one in 10 Americans still believe men are more “emotionally suited” for politics than women. Bellstrom cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” and quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith. 

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More Than 1 in 10 in New Poll Say Men Are ‘Better Suited Emotionally’ for Politics

In this Hill article, Rachel Frazin writes about the bias against women in politics over time. Frazin cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” to show how bias differs by political affiliation.

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Some Americans Still Doubt Women’s Emotional Suitability for Politics, According to Study

In this CBS News article, Emily Tillett writes about the recent CEW analysis “May the Best Woman Win?” Tillett quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith to explain how bias against women in politics could affect their chances of election.

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Education Level ‘Strongly Predicts’ Degree of Bias Against Women in Politics, New Survey Shows

In this article from The 74, Laura Fay writes about persistent bias against women in politics. Fay cites the CEW report “May the Best Woman Win?” and quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith to explain how this bias relates to education level.

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