In this New York Times article, Kevin Carey makes a case for some potential negative effects of the Jobs Act. Carey cites the CEW report “Certificates” to demonstrate how certificates affect earnings across demographic groups.
In this Atlantic article, Kelly Field writes about how vocational programs that tend to attract females also lead to the least-lucrative professions. Field pulls information from the report, “Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
In this Education Dive article, Pat Donachie reports about the increasing popularity of certificate programs. Donachie cites Good Jobs that Pay without a BA, a collaborative report by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
In this Inside Higher Ed article, Ashley Smith writes about the value of an associate’s degree. Smith uses information from the report, Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020 report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
In this Inside Higher Ed article, Paul Fain highlights the value of college and the risks of giving more attention to job training over college completion. The article quotes Anthony Carnevale to present his views on the importance of education and college completion.
In this US News article, Farran Powell identifies trade schools, gap year, and entrepreneurship as alternatives to going directly to a 4-year college after high school. Earnings potential of certificate holders from our report, “Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees,” is cited.