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Title: Economic Trends Fuel Push to Retool Schooling
Date: 2006
Education Week
American leaders fear that an undereducated workforce will harm the country’s future competitiveness, but a poor education may affect the individual much more than the broader economy. This article explores the connection between education and future economic status, outlining the growing wage gap between those with a bachelor’s degree and those without, and the continuing achievement gap that leaves minority students behind (requires registration, free).

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