CAPSEE Researchers Testify Before Senate HELP Committee | November 14, 2013
CAPSEE researchers Bridget Terry Long and Judith Scott-Clayton testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) on Thursday, November 14. The topic of the full committee hearing is Ensuring Access to Higher Education: Simplifying Federal Student Aid for Today’s College Student.
Should High School Last Six Years? | October 30, 2013
In an opinion piece for the New York Times' "Room for Debate," CAPSEE Director Thomas Bailey weighs in on whether a six-year early college high school in Brooklyn should serve as a model for high schools across the country.
Lists That Rank Colleges' Value Are on the Rise | October 27, 2013
CAPSEE researcher Judith Scott-Clayton is quoted in a New York Times article about lists that rank colleges by their value, evaluating factors such as tuition and students' employment and earnings outcomes.
Paper Offers Advice on Using National Clearinghouse Data | October 22, 2013
CAPSEE researcher Susan M. Dynarski co-authored an NBER paper on the limitations of the National Student Clearinghouse as a data source.
The Hamilton Project Papers | October 21, 2013
On October 21, 2013, the Hamilton Project of the Brookings Institution released three new policy proposals for reforming the current financial aid system CAPSEE researcher Susan M. Dynarski co-authored a proposal on reforming the student loan system, and CAPSEE researcher Judith Scott-Clayton co-authored a proposal to reform the Pell Grant program.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education | October 21, 2013
Revamped Repayment Plan and Cost Estimators Are Among New Aid Proposals
- Inside Higher Ed | October 22, 2013
Income-Based Loans Made Simple
- Wall St. Cheat Sheet | November 13, 2013
Students Suffer a Repayment Crisis, Not a Dept Crisis
Distinguished Researchers, Professors, and Fellows Selected for Various 2013 APPAM Awards | October 9, 2013
CAPSEE researcher Susan M. Dynarski receives APPAM's 2013 Raymond Vernon Memorial Award for her paper Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Degree Attainment and Degree Completion.
How to Vet a For-Profit Online Program | April 19, 2013
CAPSEE researcher David Deming is quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on what students should consider before enrolling in a for-profit online program.
A New Center Studies Career and Technical Pathways | September 25, 2012
A recent report by Georgetown University's Center for Education and the Workforce called attention to the need to link data on education and employment outcomes. CAPSEE Director Thomas Bailey responds in a letter to the editor in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
CAPSEE released The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators? (A CAPSEE Working Paper) on February 21, 2012. The study found that students who attend for-profit colleges are less likely to be employed and have lower earnings six years after enrolling than similar students who attend public and not-for-profit colleges; they also carry heavier debt burdens and are more likely to default on their student loans. The research findings have been covered by the following outlets:
- U.S. News and World Report | March 23, 2012
Students at For-Profit Colleges Earn Less, Study Says
- New York Times | March 5, 2012
Out of Community Colleges and Into For-Profits
- Education Week | February 23, 2012
Job Success of For-Profit College Grads Falls Behind Others
- The Chronicle of Higher Education | February 22, 2012
Graduates of For-Profits Lag Behind Their Peers in Earnings and Employment, Study Finds
- Bloomberg News | February 22, 2012
Students From For-Profit Colleges More Likely to Be Unemployed
- Washington Monthly | February 22, 2012
The Actual Careers that Result from Career Colleges
- Delaware Online | February 22, 2012
Students From For-Profit Colleges More Likely to be Jobless
- Time | January 9, 2012
For-Profit Schools: ‘Agile Predators’ or Just Business Savvy?
- Huffington Post | January 4, 2012
For-Profit College Students Face Higher Debt, More Unemployment, Report Finds
- The Diane Rehm Show | December 14, 2011
Building a Qualified Workforce for the Future: New Trends in Higher Education
- Inside Higher Ed | December 7, 2011
Questions of Quality
- Washington Monthly | February 22, 2012