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.


5 Quick College Diplomas That Can Lead to Good-Paying Jobs

September, 2014 This Time article written by Kim Clark discusses the advantages of earning a technical degree based on a new research. The article uses “The College Payoff” report support the new findings.

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Is a Democratic realignment afoot in the middle class?

September, 2014 This Washington Post article written by Steven L. Schweizer discusses the new information economy. The author mentions Anthony P. Carnevale talking about the new economy prizes such as skills as critical thinking, problem solving, working in team, and analyzing quantitative data.

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Funding approved for $15M Alamance Community College training facility

September, 2014 At Business Journal Blog, Katie Arcieri covers the approval for $15M fund to build a training facility at Alamance Community College. The author cites our “Help Wanted” report to cite the number of job opening expected for 2020.

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Missed Connection: The College-to-Career Gap

September, 2014 At Huffington Post, Anthony P. Carnevale writes an opinion column about the missing gap in the higher education system.

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The Long View on Wages

September, 2014 At Inside Higher Ed, Paul Fain writes about a Virginia State report that tracks wages at all degree levels. The author says that these findings mirror some of our reports’ data.

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Three Scary Facts About College and Money

September, 2014 At Bloomberg Businessweek, Natalie Kitroeff discuss whether going to college is worth the money. She mentions Anthony P. Carnevale stating that a given definition by the New York Fed about degree-worthy jobs is too narrow.

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How to fix our broken system of ranking colleges

May, 2014 In this New York Times article, Jonnelle Marte  discusses ideas to decrease student loan debt  and quotes Tony Carnevale on this issue.

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How to fix our broken system of ranking colleges

May 2014 In this Washington Post article Jonnelle Marte quotes Anthony P. Carnevale on the importance of a college — not just the education, but also the  skills, experiences, and life lessons learned.

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7 Actual Facts That Prove White Privilege Exists in America

May, 2014 At Identities.Mic, Zerlina Maxwell discusses the seven facts that prove white privilege actually exists in America and  references our Separate and Unequal report to support her claims.

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Millennials Are Key to Overcoming Partisanship

May, 2014 In this National Journal article, Stephanie Czekalinski references Andrew Hanson, research analyst at CEW, about millennials  becoming  more accepting and less racially biased.

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Out of School, Out of Work

 May 2014 At the Wall Street Journal, Josh Zumbrun references our Failure to Launch report to explain the increased number of high school graduates that are unemployed.

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Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career?

May 2014 In this National Journal article Nancy Cook  discusses South Carolina’s experiment to hire more career counselors and make them available for students starting in kindergarten.

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Why ‘College Or Bust’ Is the Wrong Message for High School Graduates

May 2014 In this National Journal article, Nancy Cook references our Career and Technical Education report to identify five ways to prepare high school students for careers after graduation.  

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6 Ways To Help An Adult Child Without Going Broke

  May 2014 In this Forbes article, Richard Eisenburg cites our Failure to Launch report to support his suggestions on how to help your twenty-something son or daughter financially.

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How racial inequality in education persists 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education

May 2014 In this Vox article, Libby Nelson uses one of our charts from our Separate and Unequal report to demonstrate the difference between college enrollment rates in white and minority students.

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Class, Cost and College

May 2014 In this New York Times, Frank Bruni quotes Anthony P. Carnevale about the trend of  increased college enrollment in the recent “Ivory Tower” documentary about the state of higher education in America.

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Gender Discrimination Is at the Heart of the Wage Gap

May 2014 In this Time op-ed article co-written by Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith, Carnevale and Smith examine the presence of wage gaps between genders.

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What’s A College Diploma Worth? Why Higher Education Matters

May 2104 In this Forbes article written by the Northwestern MutualVoice team, our “College Payoff” report is referenced to show that adults with bachelor’s degrees recieve higher wages throughout their lifetime.

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What I’m reading: Higher education more and more stratified

May 2014 In this CNN article, Fareed Zaaria quotes Anthony P. Carnevale on the trend of higher college enrollment and the increased stratification in higher education.

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Who Gets to Graduate?

May, 2014 In this New York Times article, Paul Tough references our “Rewarding Strivers” report to discuss the present college graduation gap in society today.

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