Friday, August 10, 2012

Random chart - college advantage

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Source: The College Advantage: Weathering The Economic Storm (16-pg PDF)

It's conclusion? "The Great Recession that began in December 2007.... A large majority of jobs lost in the recession and in the recovery had been held by workers with a high school diploma or less. The only real gains made during the still struggling recovery are in jobs filled by workers with at least some postsecondary education. The gradual shift to more-educated workers has been going on for decades, but the recession gave it a mighty push..."

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