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
Carnevale, Anthony P.
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 employment policy.
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Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Smith, Nicole (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2009)Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required attests to the increasing importance of postsecondary credentials for achieving middle-class earnings and status.
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundara, Tamara; Hanson, Andrew R. (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2012-09-18)Getting a Bachelor's degree is the best way for most workers to make middle-class wages. In this report, however, we show there are 29 million jobs (21% of all jobs) for workers without Bachelor's degrees. The report also ...
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Stone, James R., III; Kotamraju, Pradeep; Steuernagel, Bruce; Green, Kimberly A. (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011-11-14)The best pathway to the middle class is through a postsecondary education, but not everyone goes directly from high school to college. Are those who enter the workforce directly from high school doomed to work minimum wage ...