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Measuring Green Jobs
(Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010-08-01)
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has invested almost $100 billion in the "green economy." This includes money for everything from workforce development and training, to research on cutting-edge technologies, to ...
Public Comments on For-Profit Institutions
(Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010-08-18)
The Center's has submitted commentary on proposed regulations from the Department of Education about for-profit and career colleges. The comments support, explain and offer specific suggestions.
How Increasing College Access is Increasing Inequality, and What to Do about It
The good news is that more students are going to college. The bad news is that today's students find themselves in an increasingly stratified system.
Postsecondary Education and Training As We Know It Is Not Enough: Why We Need to Leaven Postsecondary Strategy with More Attention to Employment Policy, Social Policy, and Career and Technical Education in High School
(Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010-04)
Current Obama administration policies emphasize Pell grant funding and community colleges. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Dr. Carnevale argues that postsecondary education should also be aligned with ...
Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018
The report presents a new approach that answers some critical questions about the emerging economy, including: When will the jobs come back? Where will the jobs be? Which states? Which industries? Which occupations? What ...