What Are the Economic Returns to Certificates? | 1/5/2015
In a blog post for Evolllution, Di Xu describes the findings and implications of a recent CAPSEE study on the labor market returns to community college certificates.
Do Community College Credentials Pay Off? | 12/23/2014
Madeline Joy Trimble takes a look at recent research findings on the returns to community college credentials in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, including findings from a CAPSEE study on certificates in North Carolina and Virginia.
The Fate of the Administration’s College Ratings | 12/19/2014
Susan Dynarski critiques the federal government’s proposed Postsecondary Institutional Ratings System in this NPR article.
Sorting Good from Bad Among For-Profit Colleges | 10/8/2014
CAPSEE research on for-profit colleges is cited in this op-ed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Why Aid for College Is Missing the Mark | 10/7/2014
The New York Times takes a look at the effects of federal aid for higher education on tuition costs, focusing in particular on for-profit colleges, which often provide less value for students. CAPSEE research on employer response rates to job applicants who are for-profit graduates is cited.
3 Must-Know Facts About For-Profit Colleges, Student Debt | 10/1/2014
CAPSEE research is cited in this U.S. News and World Report article on for-profit institutions. CAPSEE researcher David Deming is quoted.
Sometimes a Community College Degree Is Actually Worthless | 9/26/2014
Washington Monthly discusses the lack of an earnings bump from earning a liberal arts degree at a community college, drawing on research presented at the 2014 CAPSEE conference.
The Investment in For-Profit Colleges Isn’t Paying Off | 9/25/2014
The Washington Post discusses findings from a CAPSEE resume audit study, which found that job candidates with degrees from an online for-profit school were 22 percent less likely to get a callback than those from nonselective public institutions.
Adding Value to Higher Ed | 9/22/2014
Community College Daily spotlights findings presented at CAPSEE’s 2014 conference, including the generally positive returns to associate degrees and short-term certificates. CAPSEE Director Thomas Bailey is quoted in the article.