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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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; 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 ...
    • Ensuring Latino Success in College and the Workforce 

      Camacho Liu, Michelle (National Conference for States Legislatures, 2012-04-01)
      One significant way to revitalize state economies is to increase the number of residents attending and graduating from college. Investing in higher-education achievement for Latinos, our fastest-growing population, is ...
    • The Evolution of Career and Technical Education 1982-2013 

      Malkus, Nat (American Enterprise Institute, 2019-05-01)
      Examining 30 years of Career and Technical Education (CTE) course taking through transcripts of nationally representative samples of US high school graduates in selected years from 1982 to 2013, this report tracks how CTE ...
    • Exploring Student Perspectives on College Internships: Implications for Equitable and Responsive Program Design 

      Hora, Matthew T.; Parrot, Emily; Pa Her (Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2019-07-01)
      Internships are a widely touted co-curricular activity that may enhance students’ employability, their future wages, and employer talent needs. However, how students themselves understand and conceptualize the internship ...
    • Factbook: The conditions of Latinos in Education 2015 

      Excelencia in Education (Excelencia in Education, 2015-01-01)
      This book presents and analyzes data about the current condition of Latino student educational achievement, establishing a baseline from which to measure performance from 2005-2015. It displays the critical issues and ...
    • Federal Higher Education Policy Priorities and thee Asian American and Pacific Islander Community 

      National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE); Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) (National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), 2010)
      CARE’s report, Federal Higher Education Policy Priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community (AAPIs), focuses most intently on areas of emerging importance related to how AAPIs are positioned within the ...
    • Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos 

      Santiago, Deborah A.; Soliz, Megan (Excelencia in Education, 2012-03-01)
      Drawing attention on the institutions graduating many Latinos in postsecondary education is a simple way to link the college completion goals of the U.S. with the workforce needs of the country. This first brief in the ...
    • From College to Jobs: Making Sense of Labor Market Returns to Higher Education 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Hanson, Andrew (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015-04-23)
      In this article, the authors provide an overview of labor market outcomes of postsecondary education and how they relate to education practitioners.
    • From to College to Career: Making Sense of the Post-Millennial Job Market 

      Hanson, Andrew R.; Gulish, Artem (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2016)
      Millennials have taken longer to launch their careers than previous generations, and some have failed to launch their careers altogether, while progress toward equity in education and the labor market has stalled. These ...