Why Some States Are Making Short-Term Training Free | 5/3/2017
Thomas Bailey considers the benefits and drawbacks of short-term certificates in light of CAPSEE findings on the returns to certificates and degrees in the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline blog.
Research: Community College Pays Off | 4/18/2017
Campus Technology writes about CAPSEE research on returns to college degrees and the Center’s conclusion that college “pays off.”
Report: Associate’s Degree Worth $6K in Additional Pay | 4/13/2017
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education writes about CAPSEE’s new report synthesizing the results of studies in eight states on the returns to associate degrees and certificates.
Everybody in Washington Agrees That This Is a Problem. So Why Won’t They Fix It? | 4/7/2017
In this Money magazine story on FAFSA simplification, Judith Scott-Clayton argues only a few questions are needed to determine a student’s contribution to college costs.
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.
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