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February 15, 2022

When College Doesn’t Payoff

This Inside Higher Ed article by Emma Whitford quotes both CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and Director of Editorial and Education Policy Martin Van Der Werf on the various factors influencing return on investment in higher education.
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January 25, 2022

Post College Earnings Depend on the College Attended

This Inside Higher Ed article by Sara Weissman spotlights the CEW Report “Colleges Where Low-income Students Get the Highest ROI” to demonstrate how lower income students often experience a lower return on investment for their college education, with suggestions on how to prevent this.
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January 25, 2022

Post College Earnings Depend on the College Attended

This Inside Higher Ed article by Sara Weissman uses the CEW Report, “Colleges Where Low-income Students Get the Highest ROI,” to bring attention to the fact that the median return on investment for low-income students is lower than the average return on investment for all college students.
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January 10, 2022

All in? Or just some?

This Inside Higher Ed article by Carol Geary Schnieder cites CEW report “The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian Attitudes” to explain the pressing need to extend service based learning to all types of institutions of higher education.
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December 6, 2021

The Big Shift in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

This CNN Politics article by Ronald Brownstein analyzes the CEW report “Infrastructure,” in addition to commentary from Chief CEW Economist Nicole Smith, to highlight the differences between the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation and the Build Back Better Reconciliation Bill, mainly in that the former primarily creates jobs in male dominated fields, whereas the latter more so supports women and minority dominated…
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December 1, 2021

Climb or Die

This Inside Higher Ed article by Matt Reed examines advice from CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on what non-elite four-year colleges should do to prepare for the future.
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November 30, 2021

Degrees Don’t Guarantee Outcomes, Clear Pathways Do

This University Business article by Amrit Ahluwalia emphasizes key findings from the CEW report “The College Payoff,” as well as commentary from CEW Senior Economist and Research Professor Ban Cheah, to highlight the importance of higher education institutions making job outcomes clear for students.
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October 29, 2021

On College, Opportunity, and Merit

This article by M.J. Anderson in the Boston Globe quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and analyzes CEW Report “The Merit Myth” to illustrate how institutions of higher education often foster a self-perpetuating elite, despite the fact that they are intended to be tools to upward economic mobility.
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October 18, 2021

Restoring America’s Democracy Through Education

This article from Ed Surge by Stephen J Handle and Eileen L Strample uses the CEW report “The College Payoff” to compare median lifetime earnings for bachelor’s degree holders vs non bachelor’s degree holders, highlighting college education as a crucial tool in an individual’s trajectory to the middle class.