A Strong Economy through Post-Secondary Education: Introduction Higher Education Research Summer 2015

Education can and must assume the role as the ultimate equalizer, in addition to its role as an economic engine. Over the past few decades, post-secondary education and training have become increasingly crucial to the American economy. In 1973, workers with a post-secondary education held only 28 percent of jobs; by comparison, they held 59 percent of jobs in 2010 and will hold 65 percent of jobs in 2020.… Full story »