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We Are Leaving ‘Lost Einsteins’ Behind

Research from Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center, was highlighted in a July 21 New York Times Opinion article about international competition within the work force and accelerating rates of technological innovation.

As Employers Struggle To Fill Jobs, Teens Come to the Rescue

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center were featured in a July 6 Associated Press story about the flux of teen workers that have helped many businesses fill their positions this summer. The story has been circulating in media outlets nationwide.

Tips for Teens on Landing That Summer Job: Plenty of Openings, but Don’t Wait

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 7 Morning Call article about the Center for Labor Markets and Policy’s analysis on the teen job market.

Tips for Teenagers on Landing a Summer Job

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 4 New York Times article about teen summer employment rates and tips.

How a New Tax Like Arizona’s Could Help Underfunded Schools in PA. | Opinion

Kimberly Sterin, a doctoral student in the School of Education, authored a Jan. 6 opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about Arizona’s Proposition 208, also known as the Invest in Education Act, which will raise state income tax from 4.5% to 8% for individuals earning above $250,000, or $500,000 for those filing jointly.

Advice for Parents Preparing for Virtual Learning

Michael Kozak, EdD, an assistant professor in the School of Education was interviewed for an Aug. 14 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) news segment about challenges parents may face while transitioning to full time virtual learning.

Summer Jobs for Young People Are Vanishing With the Pandemic

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Aug. 11 Associated Press article about the effects of the pandemic on disappearing youth summer jobs. The article was picked up by The New York Times and several regional outlets.

Whatever Happened to the Summer Job?

Drexel’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education was mentioned in a July 22 VOX article that referenced the Center's June 2020 report on the summer job outlook for teens in light of COVID-19.

Virus ‘Dramatically’ Narrows Teenagers’ Summer Job Prospects

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 26 New York Times article about how the pandemic has altered the job market dramatically for job-seeking youths.

Pennsylvania School Turning to 'Cyber Snow Days' On Bad Weather Days

Michael Kozak, EdD, an assistant clinical professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a Jan. 17 FOX News story about giving schools the option to use up to five flexible instruction days, known as "cyber snow days," per school year. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolfe signed Senate Bill 440 into law over the summer, which permits them to do so.

What Do Warren Buffet, Tom Cruise, Kathy Ireland, Martin Luther King, Walt Disney And Wayne Gretzky Have In Common?

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in Jan. 8 Forbes story about teenage employment statistics.

Good News in the District

The ceremonial groundbreaking held by Drexel and The School District of Philadelphia for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia was covered Jan. 7 by The Philadelphia Tribune.