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For-Profit College Students Less Likely to Be Employed After Graduation and Have Lower Earnings, New Study Finds

NEW YORK, NY (Feb. 21, 2012) — 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, according to a new study by authors affiliated with the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE). They also carry heavier debt burdens and are more likely to default on their student loans.

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October 2011 Inaugural Meeting

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 4, 2011) — “Employment is the answer to poverty. Education is the answer to unemployment,” Sharon Morrissey, a Senior Vice President for the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), said at a gathering of state higher education officials and researchers from across the nation at Teachers College, Columbia University, on October 4, 2011.

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Q&A With Thomas Bailey

On September 26, 2011, Thomas Bailey, director of CAPSEE, spoke with Georgia West Stacey about the launch of the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment.

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