There Is a Simpler Way for Students to Apply for Financial Aid | 6/20/2014
CAPSEE researchers Susan Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton discuss proposed legislation that would “significantly simplify the process of applying for aid for college.” The New York Times op-ed concludes that simplifying the aid process will make aid programs more effective.
An Answer on a Postcard: Simplifying Fafsa Will Get More Kids Into College | 6/18/2014
In this New York Times op-ed, legislators Lamar Alexander and Michael Bennet cite CAPSEE research in arguing for simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Job Market Returns for Community College Remain High | 4/2/2014
A brief article in Inside Higher Ed points to CAPSEE’s findings on the strong labor market returns to associate degrees during the recession.
Even in a Recession, an Associate Degree Pays Off | 4/1/2014
Community College Daily summarizes findings from a CAPSEE study where researchers looked at the medium-term returns to diplomas, certificates, and degrees for first-time college students who enrolled in the North Carolina Community College System in 2002–03.
Will Your Degree Get You a Good Job? US Proposes Test for For-Profit Colleges | 3/14/2014
The Christian Science Monitor discusses the Obama administration’s proposed “gainful employment” regulations, which would take away a program’s eligibility for federal student aid if too many of its students defaulted on student loans or had debts too high relative to earnings. CAPSEE research is cited in the article.
Transferring To A For-Profit College Will Decrease How Much Money You Make: Study | 1/28/2014
CAPSEE findings on the wage penalty students experience from transferring from a community college to a for-profit college are highlighted in The Huffington Post.
For-Profit Wage Gap | 1/28/2014
Inside Higher Ed discusses findings from a CAPSEE study that found community college students who transfer to for-profit institutions earn less than do peers who transfer to public or private colleges.
Students Who Transfer to a For-Profit College May Pay Later | 1/28/2014
The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses the negative wage gains for students who enroll at for-profit colleges after beginning their postsecondary education in community college.
For-Profit College Alums Make Less Money | 1/28/2014
Bloomberg Businessweek shares CAPSEE findings on the weaker earnings of students who start at community colleges and transfer to for-profit colleges, versus public or nonprofit schools.
Transfers to For-Profit Colleges Earn Less Than Others | 1/27/2014
Findings from a CAPSEE study by Yuen Ting Liu and Clive Belfield on the labor market outcomes of students who begin at community colleges and transfer to for-profit colleges are featured in the U.S. News and World Report.