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Just how much can a college degree pay off? On average, bachelor’s degree holders earn 31% more than workers with an associate’s degree and..

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66 percent by 2025: State pushes for more post-secondary degrees, certificates for Coloradans

Colorado has an ambitious goal to push for more postsecondary degrees. By 2020, they want 66% of all Colorado’s adults to have some postsecondary..

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Interest in #CTE and #apprenticeships intensifies in the non-BA job market. Learn more in our latest newsletter: bit.ly/2wWM16L

The most common occupation for those with a graduate degree is #teaching. Learn more: bit.ly/2fIbi8z #CEWemployment @AFTunion

One way to close the skills gap is to embrace #apprenticeship programs. Read more: bit.ly/2gKtoJc @MPRnews

To fill in the skills gap, more employers are starting training programs. twitter.com/PDavidsonusat/…

The typical #college student isn’t fresh out of high school anymore. Read: nyti.ms/2gpluog @Nytimes

The demand for college-educated adults in Colorado is the fifth-highest in the nation. dpo.st/2wcEelx @monteWhaley

Women need a doctoral or professional degree to make more than men with a BA. bit.ly/2fIbi8z #CEWemployment

test Twitter Media - Women need a doctoral or professional degree to make more than men with a BA. https://t.co/DW4BnciZ8k #CEWemployment https://t.co/mzSe8ygFBc

What can #colleges do to help close the gender wage gap? @JillianBerman explains: on.mktw.net/2o3KlVe

Choice of major & occupation plays a major role in #career outcomes. Learn more in our webinar recording: bit.ly/2x1VJVh

Why California is investing over $200 million in vocational education

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess reports on the state of California’s $200 million investment in vocational education. Hess quotes Andrew Hanson, a Senior Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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New Data on Non-Degree Credentials

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Paul Fain writes about the growing opportunities for non-degree certificate holders. Fain cites Certificates, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor