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ERIC Number: EJ846113
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Smith, Nicole
New Directions for Community Colleges, n146 p21-31 Sum 2009
For most of the twentieth century, high school was enough for a shot at middle-class status and wages. Today, no one goes anywhere in the American job market without some postsecondary education or training. This article argues that postsecondary competencies and awards have become the threshold requirement for middle-class earnings and status.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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