Pipeline or pipe dream? Ten million additional college graduates in twenty years

From Forbes: “A recent report by McKinsey and Company issues a bold challenge: graduate ten million more students than currently projected over the next 20 years. … The McKinsey report makes the point that bachelor’s degrees, associate’ degrees, and Title IV eligible certificates have been proven to be the most powerful enablers of economic mobility and individual empowerment in the US. It also confirms … that a postsecondary degree has both significant monetary (e.g., lifetime earnings) and non-monetary benefits (e.g., better health outcomes and greater civic engagement), as well as compounding beneficial effects (e.g., GDP gains, increased tax payments, reduced resilience on social services) on the local, state, regional, and national economy.”

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