Education_and_TOPS

Education_and_TOPS - Education Policy We need to produce...

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Education Policy
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We need to produce more college graduates to compete in the global economy. The United States ranks third among industrialized countries in overall degree attainment but slips to eighth among young adults. The United States will have a college-degree shortfall of 23 million by 2025. OECD, Education at a Glance, 2010; Lumina Foundation, A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education, 2010 2
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How’s Louisiana Doing?
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Changing demographics demand greater focus on underrepresented populations. Note: Projected Population Growth, Ages 0-24, 2010-2050 Closing racial gaps in degree attainment will create more than half of the degrees necessary to raise America to first in the world in degree attainment. Source: National Population Projections , U.S. Census Bureau. Released 2008 ; NCHEMS ,Adding It Up, 2007 Population Increase, Ages 0- 24, (in millions) Percentage Increase, Ages 0- 24,
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College-going is on the rise for all students… 5 Source: NCES, Condition of Education (2010)
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course POLI SCI 2070 taught by Professor Davis during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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