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Colleges Address Specter of Student Debt



by Nancy Lowry

A Georgetown University study reports that by 2020, 65 percent of job vacancies will require some postsecondary education and training.

A total of 13 million, the report says will require a baccalaureate degree, while 7 million will require an associate’s degree and 6 million will require a graduate degree.

However, the study also notes, “Without major changes to the U.S. postsecondary education system, the economy will fall short 5 million workers with postsecondary degrees by 2020.”

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