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Mary Fulton

Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees - 0 views

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    Analyzes earnings by field of study, sex, race/ethnicity, and program length; looks at the demographic characteristics of certificate holders; and analyzes the institutions that most commonly award certificates and the states where certificates are most prevalent and provide the highest earnings returns. (Georgetown University Center on Education, June 2012)
Mary Fulton

Census Bureau Reports on Educational Attainment - 0 views

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    A series of reports on educational attainment; fields of bachelor's degrees; and the relationship between attainment, fields of study, and occupation and earnings. (U.S. Census Bureau, February 2012)
Mary Fulton

Hard Times: Not All College Degrees Are Created Equal - 0 views

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    Report finds unemployment for recent college graduates is 8.9%, compared with 22.9% of job-seekers with just a high school education and 31.5% among high school dropouts. Further, college majors that are more closely aligned with particular occupations and industries tend to have lower unemployment rates. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Challenges Community Colleges Face to Reach the Unemployed - 0 views

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    Survey found that high unemployment and state budget cuts have made it harder for community colleges to offer workforce training. Survey also found that community colleges are being pushed to offer quick job training without academic credit at the expense of more costly long-term programs. (Education Policy Center, U of AL, December 2011)
Mary Fulton

The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings - 0 views

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    Study examines updated data and confirms that the value of college degrees is increasing. The report also looks at earnings of different occupations and degree levels. Some occupations pay better than others, so less-educated workers can earn more than more-educated workers. (Tony Carnevale, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, August 2011)
Mary Fulton

Redefining Community College Success - 0 views

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    Discusses an Education Department committee's recommendations for overhauling the way the government measures the success of community colleges. Though there was general agreement on crafting completion measures, there was strong disagreement about whether the government should require community colleges to report their students' employment outcomes. (Inside Higher Ed, 06/06/11)
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