Does college pay?

Does college pay? Employers pay more for workers with college credentials, writes Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce. Those sociology graduates working as bartenders and cashiers will move on to better jobs.

Overall, career colleges and professional training programs are booming, while liberal arts programs shrink.

Also on Community College Spotlight:   Two-year colleges will get $2 billion over four years to train “dislocated” workers.

About Joanne


  1. Degrees allow employers to farm the job of racial discrimination to colleges and universities, while employer-administered tests which generated a racial disparity in performance would put employers at risk of antidiscrimination lawsuits.