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Carnevale, Anthony P.; Garcia, Tanya I.; Fasules, Megan L. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
Colorado has the second most-educated adult populace, but largely because it imports college-educated labor from other states. Almost 56 percent of Coloradans have a high-quality certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or higher. Yet at the same time Colorado has the fifth lowest high school graduation rate in the nation. The state's…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Access to Education
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
In a republic, the mission of higher education is to empower individuals to live fully in their time free from economic or public dependency. The mission endures, but times change. Because postsecondary education and training have become the most well-traveled pathways to middle class earnings, both students and the educators who serve them need…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Intellectual Disciplines, Income
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Ridley, Neil; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
In the post-World War II period, workers with a high school diploma or less were able to attain jobs with middle-class wages in American industry. Good jobs were available in manufacturing and other blue-collar industries that employed large numbers of high school-educated workers. But as automation, globalization, and related phenomena have led…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, High School Graduates, College Graduates
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
It has gotten increasingly harder for students to work their way through college, especially for low-income students who face steep challenges when combining work and learning. Students from higher-income families tend to benefit as they work fewer hours in jobs directly related to their fields of study. Low-income working college students often…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, College Students, Student Employment, Racial Differences
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
Over the past half century, the relationship between working and learning has changed in profound ways that have made it more difficult for students, especially students from low-income backgrounds, to attain the right mix of work experience and schooling necessary to qualify for entry-level jobs with a future. The need for formal postsecondary…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, College Students, Student Employment, Racial Differences
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
The gender wage gap, the disparity in pay between men and women, has narrowed to 81 cents in 2016 from 57 cents on the dollar in 1975. Nevertheless, the gap persists. Over the course of a career, the gender wage gap results in women earning $1 million less than men do. To close this gap, women have relied primarily on the advantages conferred by…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Bias, Wages, Academic Degrees
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
This is the executive summary for the report, "Women Can't Win: Despite Making Educational Gains and Pursuing High-Wage Majors, Women Still Earn Less than Men." Gender wage disparities have always been an intractable problem in the workforce. Women are doing all the right things to close wage disparities--going to college in greater…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Bias, Wages, Academic Degrees
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Van Der Werf, Martin; Quinn, Michael C.; Strohl, Jeff; Repnikov, Dmitri – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
Since 1980, the Black college-going rate has nearly doubled, while the Latino college-going rate has more than doubled. As a result, the Black and Latino share of public college enrollment has grown from 15 percent in 1980 to 35 percent in 2015. However, those impressive college-going gains are not being matched by gains in college completion.…
Descriptors: African American Students, Hispanic American Students, White Students, College Attendance
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Van Der Werf, Martin; Quinn, Michael C.; Strohl, Jeff; Repnikov, Dmitri – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
This is the executive summary for the report, "Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege and Marginalize Black and Latino Students." America's selective public colleges should be among the great equalizers in our society. Funded primarily by taxpayers and carrying a relatively low…
Descriptors: African American Students, Hispanic American Students, White Students, College Attendance
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L.; Huie, Stephanie A. Bond; Troutman, David R. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017
A college education is widely recognized as a gateway to economic opportunity and intergenerational mobility in the United States. Children from households with highly educated parents are three times more likely to get a Bachelor's degree than children from households in which the parents did not attend college. Today, at least some postsecondary…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Education Work Relationship, College Graduates, Intellectual Disciplines
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017
This report analyzed five databases to get a full picture of the different aspects and traits of Latinos in the workforce: (1) the Current Population Survey (CPS); (2) The American Community Survey (ACS); (3) the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS); (4) the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS); and (5) the…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Educational Attainment, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017
This executive summary highlights findings presented in the full report, "Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind." The report reveals that Latinos have a long way to go in achieving educational and economic equality. Latinos' rates of high school graduation are improving, but they are still last compared…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Educational Attainment, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Garcia, Tanya I.; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017
This report shows how state leaders are using technological advances to improve the use of data in five critical areas: (1) Helping economic and workforce developers, businesses, and colleges to reduce the high costs resulting from uninformed education and workforce decisions; (2) Assisting college leaders in making program-related decisions that…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Career Readiness, Data, Information Utilization
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundera, Tamara; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2016
The steady job growth and falling unemployment rate offer some reassurance that the economy is on the right track. Yet, the long-term structural changes accelerated by the cyclical impact of the Great Recession have resulted in a very unequal recovery. During the recession, the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, workers without…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, College Graduates, High School Graduates, Employment Qualifications
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L.; Porter, Andrea; Landis-Santos Jennifer – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2016
Access to college for African Americans has increased, but African Americans are highly concentrated in lower-paying majors. The college major, which has critical economic consequences throughout life, reflects personal choices but also reflects the fact that African-American students are concentrated in open-access four-year institutions that…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Majors (Students), Income
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