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Thinking about college? Pay attention to these 5 rules

Now more than ever, postsecondary education is a key pathway to economic independence. Before the 1980s, two-thirds of jobs required a high school education or less. Now, the same share of jobs requires at least some college. But just as postsecondary education has become more valuable, it has also become more expensive. At four-year public colleges and universities, tuition and…

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College Readiness Courses and Work-Force Development

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Elisabeth Barnett, Jennifer Zinth, and John Squires write about the impact of college readiness courses offered through partnerships between high schools and colleges. The authors pull from the report, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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