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How Many People Actually Need a Four-Year Diploma?

In an opinion piece for Higher Ed Dive, Ricardo Aziz cites “After Everything: Projections of Jobs, Education, and Training Requirements through 2031,” in an article that explores how much of the general population should pursue traditional higher education—bachelor’s degrees—when other less expensive paths, such as certificates and training are also desirable.
January 30, 2024
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Equity In Higher Education Attainment—When Good Isn’t Good Enough

Forbes contributor and Lumina Foundation CEO, Jamie Merisotis cites, "Learning and Earning by Degrees: Gains in College Degree Attainment Have Enriched the Nation and Every State, but Racial and Gender Inequality Persists," in an article that explains that despite rising levels of educational attainment, equity gaps between different demographic groups remain substantial.
January 24, 2024