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    • 2019 TN Promise Annual Report 

      Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC); Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) (Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC); Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC), 2019)
      In pursuit of its mission to increase the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary credential, THEC and TSAC have implemented various programs and initiatives to encourage Tennesseans to engage with higher education and ...
    • 21st Century Competencies for College and Career Readiness 

      Carnevale, Anthony P. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013-03-07)
      In this article, the author analyzes the economic changes due to mass-production from the Civil War until the 1970’s. He also examines and describes the standard competencies needed to enter the labor market as we survive ...
    • The Academic Consequences of Employment for Students Enrolled in Community College 

      Dadgar, Mina (Community College Research Center, 2012-06-01)
      Community college students increasingly combine studying with paid employment, but there is little evidence on the academic consequences of students' term-time employment. Using an administrative dataset from Washington ...
    • Academic Supply and Occupational Demand in Tennessee: Workforce Needs and Degree Production 

      Tennessee Higher Education Commission (Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2019-01-15)
      This report is the result of a collaboration between THEC and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Using data from academic years 2006 through 2016, THEC projected degree production for ...
    • African Americans: College Majors and Earnings 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L.; Porter, Andrea; Landis-Santos, Jennifer (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2016)
      This report points out that African Americans only account for 8 percent of general engineering majors, 7 percent of mathematics majors, and 5 percent of computer majors. Law and public policy is the top major group for ...
    • After Graduate and Professional School: How Students Fare in the Labor Market 

      Baum, Sandy; Steele, Patricia (The Urban Institute, 2018-02-16)
      Many people enroll in graduate and professional degree programs to advance their careers and increase their earnings. On average, advanced degrees are valuable in the labor market, but students pursuing a graduate or ...
    • A Call to Action and Blueprint to Increase College Graduates and Keep Our Economy Strong 

      The Campaign for College Opportunity (The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2018)
      California has boomed, spearheading internationally competitive industries that require advanced education. California’s population has more than doubled, becoming more racially diverse than the Master Plan could have ...
    • Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Garcia, Tanya I; Gulish, Artem (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017-07-11)
      This report calls for states to help students, their families, and employers unpack the meaning of postsecondary credentials and assess their value in the labor market.
    • Citizenship, College Degrees, and Occupational Outcomes:  A Comparison of Latino Immigrants and U.S. Natives at the Turn of the Century 

      Flores, Stella M.; Southern, Kyle G. (American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), 2009)
      Using data from the American Community Survey of the U.S. Census from 2000 to 2007, the article analyzes the occupational distribution of Latino immigrants and their associated prestige ranking by degree status in comparison ...
    • Closing Gaps in Our Knowledge of PhD Career Pathways: Job Changes of PhD Graduates After Earning Their Degree 

      Okahana, Hironao (Council of Graduate Schools, 2019-07-01)
      Relatively little is known about the job transitions PhD degree holders experience at various stages of their careers. Using data from the Council of Graduate Schools’ this report looks into current and immediate prior ...
    • College Preparation for African American Students: Gaps in the High School Educational Experience 

      Tsoi-A, Rhonda; Bryant, Fatt (Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2015-02-01)
      College degree attainment is regarded as a primary solution to reduce poverty and close wealth gaps between people of color and whites in the United States. With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a ...
    • The Condition of Education 2019 

      U.S Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (U.S Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2019)
      The Condition of Education 2019 contains indicators on the state of education in the United States, from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. This ...
    • The Condition of Higher Education in Iowa 

      The Iowa College Student Aid Commission (The Iowa College Student Aid Commission, 2014)
      This report provides an overview of Iowa’s population in relation to college readiness, persistence, affordability, educational attainment and the future employability of the citizens of Iowa. The data presented in this ...
    • Craft Your Career 

      Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2020-05-01)
      This report points out foundational, software and specialized skills by employers from online job postings.
    • Credential Production by Field and Labor Market Alignment at Minority-Serving Institutions: A Descriptive Analysis 

      Edgecombe, Nikki; Sanders, Jasmine M. (Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University, 2018-09-01)
      Scholarship on minority-serving institutions (MSIs) has established the critical role they play in spite of significant financial constraints. At the same time, descriptive statistical analyses have also found that MSIs, ...
    • Diversification of Higher Education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1988)
      During the 1980s, most European countries underwent substantial changes in their economic and educational systems. During the period it became clear that the discussions were going to be centered around the rapid changes ...
    • Economic Impact of the Nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities 

      Unknown author (U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2006-10-01)
      There is widespread recognition within the academic community of the need to inform various constituencies of the economic value that colleges and universities convey to their host communities. This report examines data ...
    • Educational Adequacy in the Twenty-First Century 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Gulish, Artem; Strohl, Jeff (The Century Foundation, 2018-05-02)
      Educational adequacy has evolved over the decades of American history to become an established responsibility of state governments, following a series of court cases in the United States during the 1970s and 1980s. Educational ...
    • Educational Alternatives for Vulnerable Youth: Student Needs, Program Types, and Research Directions 

      Aron, Laudan Y.; Zweig, Janine M. (The Urban Institute, 2003-11-01)
      This report examines the need for alternative education among vulnerable youth and describes the numbers and characteristics of youth who disconnect from mainstream developmental pathways. It also examines the question ...
    • Employment Growth Among Sectors in the United States, Japan, and Europe Based Upon Educational Attainment 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-07-01)
      Employment growth in the United States outpaced that of Japan and Europe between 1980 and 1996. The number of jobs in sectors requiring higher levels of education grew at roughly comparable rates in these economies. Thus, ...