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Rise Of College Student Underemployment: Charts depicting degree inflation and nonuse

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the average annual cost of a college education was $18,497 for the 2010-2011 school year. Multiply that cost by four years, and that equates to the average college student shelling out $73,988 for a bachelor’s degree. This cost can vary widely from public to private schools, with students…

Give the poor cash! African village gets $1000 what do they do?

This is a great study that looks at direct cash transfers for the poor. The crowd that argues that the poor will drink or waste cash have clearly not spent enough time in the field or are only interested in social engineering. There is almost 20 years of studies and evidence that shows that direct…

Jobless Rate for Poor Black Teen Dropouts? Try 95 Percent | PBS

Andrew Sum: Over half. If you’re a high school dropout you’re talking about 30 percent working. Among high school grads who graduated from high school in the last three years — we do a separate survey of them the fall after graduation — 45 percent of them held a job, the lowest in the last 50…

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