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.
Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition | 9/20/2014
In an article for The New York Times, CAPSEE researcher Susan Dynarski discusses the Obama administration’s plan to rein in college costs.
Some Degrees Produce No Bump in Earnings, Research Finds | 9/19/2014
The Hechinger Report highlights the range of returns to associate degrees, as relayed by researchers at CAPSEE’s 2014 conference.
Wage Data Done Right | 9/19/2014
Inside Higher Ed expands on the discussions that took place at CAPSEE’s 2014 conference, considering why measuring the job-market returns of college credentials is such complex work.
Report: Work-Study Students More Likely to Graduate | 7/29/2014
Inside Higher Ed reports on the findings of a CAPSEE study on the effects of participation in the federal work-study program, conducted by Judith Scott-Clayton and Veronica Minaya.
A Closer Look at Simplifying Financial Aid Applications | 7/1/2014
Susan Dynarski (a CAPSEE researcher) and Mark Wiederspan argue that the benefits of simplifying the financial aid application process outweigh potential shortcomings.