U.S. Education Levels
Americans’ education levels and personal incomes are likely to decline, on average, over the next 15 years, if states do not improve their education programs for all students, a policy report concludes.
The report, from the Washington-based National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, warns that as the population of undereducated youths rises and baby boomers retire, there will be a general drop in the education level of the workforce at a time when the demand for highly skilled workers will be increasing.
Vol. 25, Issue 12, Page 15Published in Print: November 16, 2005, as U.S. Education Levels