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Learning and Earning by Degrees: Gains in College Degree Attainment Have Enriched the Nation and Every State, but Racial and Gender Inequality Persists

Full Report State Profiles Press Release Summary Between 2010 and 2020, the proportion of US adults who hold college degrees increased by 6.7 percentage points, from 38.5 percent to 45.2 percent. According to Learning and Earning by Degrees: Gains in College Degree Attainment Have Enriched the Nation and Every State, but Racial and Gender Inequality Persists, this rising tide of…
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What Works: Ten Education, Training, and Work-Based Pathway Changes That Lead to Good Jobs

Summary Good Job Definition Explore the Data Full Report Executive Summary Summary All along the journey from youth to young adulthood, there are critical junctures at which a change in pathway can have a tremendous impact on a young person’s future. What Works: Ten Education, Training, and Work-Based Pathway Changes That Lead to Good Jobs identifies 10 pathway changes with…
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Race-Conscious Affirmative Action: What’s Next

Race-Conscious Affirmative Action What’s Next Race-Conscious Affirmative Action What’s Next Summary Six Models Six Findings Full Report Press Release Summary An expected national ban on the consideration of race in college admissions will threaten the racial and ethnic diversity of students at selective colleges unless these colleges fundamentally alter their admissions practices. Race-Conscious Affirmative Action: What’s Next finds that selective…
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