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The STEM advantage: In general, STEM occupations that require either baccalaureate or sub-baccalaureate credentials tend to pay, on average, 29 percent more than other disciplines. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Women in the STEM workforce: Women have made strides in the STEM workforce in fields such as life and physical sciences, but they remain significantly underrepresented in engineering and computer science jobs. (Read the PDF.)…


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Staff still largely white: Nearly 75 percent of community college faculty, 73 percent of management and 63 percent of student services professionals are white. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Workforce credentials: Nearly 60 percent of adult workers have some postsecondary credential. Among credentialed workers with no degree, 43 percent have postsecondary credential. (Read full PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website



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Completion and persistence: Median completion and persistence rates for public two-year colleges participating in AACC’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability is 55 percent after six years and 59 percent for students who started full-time. (Read full…


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Millennials and diversity: About 30 percent of millennials ages 25 to 34 achieved a college education by 2015, which is a higher level than any other generation. However, Hispanic and black millennials have lower levels…


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Graduates who borrowed: The number of public two-year college graduates who took out loans to cover college costs increased from 22 percent in 2000 to 36 percent in 2012. (Read full PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts…


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“Post-traditional” learners: Better data tracking, policy alignment and links to workforce programs are needed to effectively address the diverse educational and career needs of “post-traditional” learners. (Read full PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Headway in humanities: Humanities credentials awarded to minority students increased from 12.9 percent in 1989 to 32.1 percent in 2015. (Read full PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website