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October 20, 2011

Demand, Pay for STEM Skills Skyrocket

October 20, 2011 Jason Koebler of the U.S. News and World Report discusses the findings in our STEM report with Dr. Carnevale. Specifically, they discuss the wage premium of STEM degrees over liberal arts degrees, and why, despite there being two STEM graduates for every STEM job, there is still a shortage of STEM workers. Download  
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October 20, 2011

The Rising Value of a Science Degree

October 20, 2011 Motoko Rich of the the New York Times' Economix blog features our STEM report and interviews Dr. Carnevale on its findings. They discuss the shortage of STEM workers and majors, as well as the wage premium for STEM workers. Sixty-three percent of STEM workers with an associate's degree earn more than Bachelor's degree holders. For more information…
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May 26, 2011

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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September 14, 2010

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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August 31, 2010

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 eight state partners.
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April 15, 2010

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.