In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Debra Humphreys writes about the misleading language in describing only certain credentials as “skills based.” Humphreys cites the CEW report “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate’s Degrees.”
Olivia Sanchez writes for the Hechinger Report about three proposals that would transform the Pell grant. Sanchez quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about expanding Pell grant dollars to include short-term credential programs.
Elisabeth Buchwald writes for MarketWatch about the ways in which Biden’s infrastructure plan could help women join the traditionally male-dominated field. Buchwald quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith about the challenges that women face in today’s economy.
Anna Helhoski writes for NerdWallet about the consequences of postponing earning a college degree. Helhoski quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole about how virtual learning likely will impact the next generation.
In this NPR interview with CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith, Noel King discusses how Biden’s infrastructure plan expands on the traditional definition of infrastructure and would affect women as well as men.
In this Yahoo Finance interview with CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith, Zack Guzman and Akiko Fujita discuss Biden’s infrastructure plan and the effect it will have on blue-collar jobs. Guzman and Fujita cite the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
In this Washington Post op-ed, Dorothy A. Brown discusses how the higher education system perpetuates the Black-White wealth gap instead of promoting equity for all students. Brown cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”
In this US News & World Report article, Susan Milligan discusses Biden’s willingness to compromise on the finances of his infrastructure plan. Milligan cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
Goldie Blumenstyk writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about Biden’s infrastructure proposal and the impact it would have on education, training, and equity. Blumenstyk cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
Jill Barshay writes for the Hechinger Report about the growing anti-college sentiment among some parents. Barshay quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about competing messages on the value of college and cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
In this Forbes article, Sarah Hansen writes about how Biden’s infrastructure plan could slow down the economy in the short term before contributing to long-term economic growth. Hansen cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
Densita Tsekova writes for Yahoo Finance about how Biden’s infrastructure plan is a chance to reconnect with blue-collar America. Tsekova quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the blue-collar economy and cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
In this article in US news & World Report, Susan Milligan writes that although the US economy is recovering from the pandemic, there is still a long road ahead. Milligan cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
In this MarketWatch article, Elisabeth Buchwald and Andrew Keshner discuss how Biden’s infrastructure plan could create millions of jobs for workers across the country with a high school degree or less. Buchwald and Keshner cite the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
In this Bloomberg article, Andrew Kreighbaum and Ian Kullgren discuss the $100 billion from Biden’s infrastructure plan that would target workforce training programs. Kreighbaum and Kullgren cite the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
Nandita Bose writes for Reuters about how Biden’s infrastructure plan has the potential to create many new jobs for lower middle-income workers. Bose cites the CEW report “15 Million Infrastructure Jobs.”
Elisabeth Buchwald writes for MarketWatch about how people with college degrees are more likely to have received the COVID-19 vaccine than people without a college education. Buchwald cites the CEW blog post “Vaccinations Have Ramped Up, But Has Distribution Been Equitable?”
In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Scott Carlson discusses how the pandemic may create a large demand for reskilling and retraining programs. Carlson quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about the need for the higher education system to allow students more freedom in where they can receive credentials.
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.
Robert Cole writes for Forbes about the importance of considering many variables when deciding where to apply to college. Earning potential and graduation rates are significant measures of a school’s quality and cost. Cole cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
Anna Helhoski writes for NerdWallet about the tax break on college debt cancellations in the COVID-19 relief package. Helhoski quotes CEW Senior Policy Strategist Artem Gulish about the potential for student debt forgiveness.
In this CNBC article, Abigail Johnson Hess discusses the gender gaps in student debt and highlights how student debt forgiveness is critical for an equitable economic recovery. Hess cites the CEW report “Women Can’t Win.”
In this Axios article, Erica Pandey discusses the next steps for the post-pandemic jobs recovery in America. Pandey quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about America’s systemic failure in job training and reskilling.
In this Education Week article, Sarah D. Sparks writes about the widening gaps in college access for low-income students and students of color. Sparks quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how rising college applications may worsen equity problems for low-income students.
Holly Zanville and Stephen Crawford write for The Evolllution about how non-degree credentials are gaining popularity in the global labor market. Zanville and Crawford list CEW as one of the organizations working to understand non-degree credentials in the United States.
Kimerly Adams writes for Marketplace about how reopening schools may require a large investment in improving infrastructure. Adams quotes CEW Research Economist Megan Fasules about possible changes that schools may need to consider to make parents and students feel safe.
Sarah D. Sparks writes for Education Week about the rising interest in healthcare and medical pathways and how to provide future medical professionals with the necessary hands-on experience during the pandemic. Sparks cites the CEW report “Workplace Basics.”
In this Education Week article, Sarah D. Sparks writes about the effects of the Covid-19 economic downturn on youth job prospects. Sparks quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about how the collapse in service jobs has become a crisis for high school students.
In this Quartz article, Michelle Cheng discusses the short-term and long-term effects of cancelling student loan debt. Cheng quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith and cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”
This Wall Street Journal video explains how federal programs meant to help students pay for college actually contributed to rising tuition prices. The Wall Street Journal cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”
In this CNBC article, Abigail Johnson Hess discusses the racial gap in what students owe and Biden’s plan for student loan forgiveness. Hess quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith on how student debt holds some borrowers back from building intergenerational wealth.
Rick Dalton writes for USA Today about the importance of volunteer counselors for helping students navigate financial aid and the college application process. Dalton cites the CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs.”
Jon Marcus writes for the Hechinger Report about how early application trends show that the pandemic may continue to widen the wealth divide in college admissions. Marcus cites “The Merit Myth” written by CEW authors Anthony Carnevale, Peter Schmidt, and Jeff Strohl.
In this US World & News Report article, Josh Moody lists the 10 colleges where 2019 graduates who took out student loans had the highest average debt load. Moody cites the CEW report “The College Payoff.”
Maureen Downey writes for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified inequalities among K–12 students. Downey cites the CEW analysis “Virtual Learning Is Not Child’s Play for K–12 Students” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
Andrew Keshner writes for MarketWatch about how the gaps in access to technology are exacerbating challenges faced by students in lower-income households. Keshner cites the CEW analysis “Virtual Learning Is Not Child’s Play for K–12 Students.”
In this Times Higher Education article, Paul Basken discusses how US colleges have struggled to make progress on economic diversity. Basken quotes CEW’s Associate Director Martin Van Der Werf on class and racial diversity in higher education.
In this University Business article, Kimberlee Johnson explains the possible enrollment effects of implementing a tuition-free college plan. Johnson cites the CEW report “The Enrollment Effects of Clinton’s Free College Proposal.”