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Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor's Degree
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 ...
College Is Just The Beginning: Employes' Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System
College Is Just the Beginning: Employer’s Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System analyzes how much employers spend on training, what they spend their training dollars on, and how spending on ...
The Cost of Economic and Racial Injustice In Postsecondary Education
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2021)
In partnership with the Postsecondary Value Commission, we conducted a thought experiment on the costs of inequality in the US education system. Our simulation found that the US economy misses out on $956 billion dollars ...
The Unequal Race for Good Jobs: How Whites Made Outsized Gains in Education and Good Jobs Compared to Blacks and Latinos
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)
The American job machine has performed well over the past 25 years. Between 1991 and 2016, employment among White, Black, and Latino workers grew by 20 percent, while employment in good jobs soared by 35 percent. Yet the ...