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March 17, 2021

How the Pandemic Changed Higher Ed in California

In this EdSource article, Ashley A. Smith, Michael Burke, and Larry Gordon discuss the changes in higher education that may persist even after the pandemic is over. Smith, Burke, and Gordon quote CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith about how students are questioning the value of online learning.
January 25, 2021

A Threat to Private Colleges?

Kery Murakami writes for Inside Higher Ed about how Biden’s free-college plan may increase overall enrollment in higher education but decrease enrollment in private colleges and universities. Murakami cites the CEW report “The Dollars and Sense of Free College” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
January 14, 2021

How Covid Enrollment Compares to Past Recessions

In this University Business article, Matt Zalaznick compares today’s college enrollment during the pandemic to enrollment during past recessions. Zalaznick cites the blog post “When Back to School Meets Stay at Home” by CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and CEW Research Economist Megan Fasules.
January 12, 2021

A Road Already Traveled

Lorraine Wollert and Catherine Boudreau write for Politico about President-elect Joe Biden’s plans to stimulate job growth by spending on sustainable infrastructure and clean energy. Wollert and Boudreau cite the CEW report “America’s Divided Recovery.”
January 11, 2021

A ‘Fauci Effect?’

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Lilah Burke discusses possibilities for why students are showing more interest in health-related education this year. Burke quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the economic outlook of healthcare jobs.