1. Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce Reports

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder contains a list of shortcuts to select Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce reports. Follow the shortcuts to read the reports, and link back to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce site for more information and resources.
  2. Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The process standards describe ways in which students are expected to engage in the content. The placement of the process standards at the...
  3. Career Preparation II

    • Grade Range: 12
    Career Preparation II develops essential knowledge and skills through advanced classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. Career Preparation II maintains relevance and rigor, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for...
  4. Extended Career Preparation

    • Grade Range: 12
    Extended Career Preparation provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career...
  5. Project-Based Research

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Project-Based Research is a course for students to research a real-world problem. Students are matched with a mentor from the business or professional community to develop an original project on a topic related to career interests. Students use scientific methods of investigation to conduct in-...
  6. America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots

    • Resource ID: CEW-ADR
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The jobs recovery deepens the economic and political divide between workers with and without a college education. America’s Divided America: College Haves and Have-Nots finds that over 95% of the jobs created in the recovery have gone to those with education beyond a high school education...
  7. Career Preparation I

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Career Preparation I provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation...
  8. Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings

    • Resource ID: CEW-HCME
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Majors are not perfectly aligned with occupations, but they do determine lifetime earnings. Today a college education is the gateway to the middle class. Hispanics who have not had access to economic resources over generations receive the most benefit from earning a Bachelor’s degree as...
  9. Hispanos: Carreras Universitarias e Ingresos

    • Resource ID: CEW-HCUI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Las carreras universitarias no están perfectamente vinculadas a las ocupaciones, pero sí determinan ingresos a lo largo de la vida. Hoy una educación universitaria es la puerta de entrada a la clase media. Los hispanos que no han tenido acceso a recursos económicos a través de generaciones...
  10. Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers

    • Resource ID: CEW-CP
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers posits that integrating education and workforce data will go a long way in removing the guesswork for individuals navigating the college and career maze. A number of states have started to leverage integrated education and workforce data...
  11. African Americans: College Majors and Earnings

    • Resource ID: CEW-AACME
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Earnings vary greatly among college majors. While college access has increased among African Americans, they are overrepresented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs. African Americans: College Majors and Earnings shows that African Americans, who represent 12 percent of the U.S. population,...
  12. Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make

    • Resource ID: CEW-RYC
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard is a web tool allowing users to access an array of information about the quality of colleges and universities throughout the country. It shows how much students earn 10 years after enrolling, which helps them evaluate institutions and...
  13. Ranking the States

    • Resource ID: CEW-RTS
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    State Online College Job Market: Ranking the States ranks the states by how many job openings there are per college-educated workers overall and within industries and career fields.
  14. The Economic Value of College Majors

    • Resource ID: CEW-EVOM
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Economic Value of College Majors uses Census Data to analyze wages for 137 college majors to detail the most popular college majors, the majors that are most likely to lead to an advanced degree, and the economic benefit of earning an advanced degree by undergraduate major.
  15. Learning While Earning: The New Normal

    • Resource ID: CEW-LWE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Learning While Earning: The New Normal finds that over the last 25 years, more than 70 percent of college students have been working while enrolled. These 14 million college students face the challenge of balancing work, school and other life priorities. The report explores these working...
  16. Lesson Plan: Creating a Lifestyle Budget

    • Resource ID: 20046
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use rates and linear functions to solve problems involving finance and budgeting, including compensations and deductions.
  17. Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession

    • Resource ID: CEW-SMMJ
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The economy continues to add jobs at a steady pace and the Federal Reserve Board is considering its first interest rates hike since the beginning of the recession. Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession shows that the effects of the Great Recession still linger in...
  18. Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line

    • Resource ID: CEW-GJAB
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The growth of U.S. jobs and wages during the recovery is analyzed in Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line. The findings show that since 2010, the economy has produced 6.6 million employment opportunities. Out of these career opportunities, 2.9 million are considered good jobs...
  19. Lesson Plan: Show Yourself Off - Write a Resume

    • Resource ID: 19952
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create personal resumes to use when searching for a job. Students will be able to differentiate between chronological and functional resumes and add an updated resume to their career portfolio.
  20. Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor’s Degrees from The University of Texas System

    • Resource ID: CEW-MMM
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This report finds that graduates from University of Texas System institutions out earn other bachelor’s degree holders not just in Texas but across the nation, demonstrating that a University of Texas education is a worthwhile investment in the future.