In the United States, postsecondary education and training has become more necessary than ever.
For recent high school graduates, life is tough. In the past year, one in four young high school
graduates was unemployed and over half were underemployed.1 In the past decade, recent
high school graduates’ wages have fallen by 12 percent to just $19,400 annually in 2011,
below the poverty threshold for a family of four.
The downward plight of high school graduates did not begin yesterday....Read more