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Focused on apprenticeships: Traditional apprenticeship positions such as electricians and plumbers lead in the number of apprenticeships offered, but advocates would like to see apprenticeships expanded into nontraditional areas such as information technology and health…


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But then again…. : Americans are generally satisfied with their postsecondary experiences, but about half would choose a different major, degree or college if they could. (Read full PDF.) DataPoints is a biweekly feature of…


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Better job outcomes: Higher education attainment leads to increased earnings and lowers the likelihood of unemployment. (Read full PDF.) DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that provides a snapshot…



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More student parents: Student parents attending public two-year institutions comprise 45 percent (about 2.1 million) of all student-parent enrollments — an increase of 9 percent from 2004 to 2012. (Read the full PDF.) AACC StaffMore…



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Helping hand: According to a recent survey, 49 percent of community college students reported struggling with making ends meet, resorting to taking loans or asking friends, family or charitable organizations for financial help at least…