Degrees Lead on Wages | 3/29/2017
Associate degrees lead to far greater increases in earnings than certificates, writes Inside Higher Ed in this story about CAPSEE’s new report synthesizing the center’s studies on returns to degrees from around the country.
The Financial Value of a College Degree | 3/28/2017
Community College Daily writes about CAPSEE’s new reports synthesizing data from eight states on the returns to community college degrees and certificates.
Attention College Students: Trump Is Coming After Your Work-Study Gigs | 3/16/2017
In a story about student aid cuts in the president’s budget proposal, Money magazine talked with Judith Scott-Clayton about her CAPSEE research showing that work-study improves persistence, graduation, and employment prospects.
What Are the Payoffs to College Degrees, Credentials, and Credits? | 3/8/2017
James Benson interviews Director Thomas Bailey on CAPSEE’s research goals and findings in this Institute of Education Sciences blog post.
For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump | 2/20/2017
The New York Times links to research by Clive Belfield on for-profit colleges in this story on expected changes to the regulation of for-profit colleges under the Trump administration.
How Free College Can Affect You Later in Life | 8/31/2016
MarketWatch writes about a new NBER study in which Judith Scott-Clayton explores how a scholarship program in West Virginia affects students’ economic success later in life.
What’s the Right Public Message About Going to College? | 8/30/2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education writes about the complexities in college outcomes, citing CAPSEE research by Judith Scott-Clayton.
From Freshman Year to Graduation in 4 Years—With a Community College in the Middle | 6/14/2016
New research from CAPSEE on reverse transfer is cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the challenges students can face that may lead them to choose a community college.
Reverse Transfers Yield Positive Outcomes for Struggling Students | 6/7/2016
Education Dive looks at a new CAPSEE study on the effects of reverse transfer from four- to two-year colleges on the success of struggling students.
Report: Students Benefit by Leaving 4-Year Colleges for 2-Year Degrees | 6/6/2016
Red Alert Politics reports on a CAPSEE study on the outcomes for students with lower GPAs who leave four-year colleges for community college.