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California has millions of good-paying jobs for workers without a bachelor’s degree

In this EdSource article, Mikhail Zinshteyn reports on the millions of good jobs available for workers without a bachelor’s degree in California. Zinshteyn references Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State analysis, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce in partnership with J.P. Morgan and Co. He also quotes Neil Ridley, co-author of the…

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Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind

Earning college degrees remains a challenge for Latinos: only 21 percent of Latinos have bachelor’s degrees compared to 32 percent of blacks and 45 percent of whites. Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind, a new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce , reveals that lagging college degree attainment has led Latinos…

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Nursing: Can It Remain a Source of Upward Mobility Amidst Healthcare Turmoil?

Nursing Careers

Policy discussions about the best way forward with healthcare reform has left out a major group of professionals central to making the system work: nurses. Nursing: Can It Remain a Source of Upward Mobility Amidst Healthcare Turmoil?, shows that a college education is increasingly key to success in a nursing career, with 66 percent of registered nurses having a bachelor’s…

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