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Media Mentions

May 7, 2021

Looking for Answers on the ACT and SAT

Maureen Downey writes for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about eliminating college admissions exams. Downey quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about the advantages that wealthy and connected students have in elite college admissions.
April 29, 2021

Fact-Check: Biden’s Speech to Congress

Angelo Fichera, D’Angelo Gore, Eugene Kiely, and Robert Farley write for USA Today about Biden’s claims during his first joint address to Congress. Fichera, Gore, Kiely, and Farley cite the CEW report “15 Million Infrstructure Jobs.”
April 28, 2021

We Must End Either-Or Thinking About Skills

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.”
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.