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College, though out of reach for many, seems key to financial stability

May 18, 2021
A Federal Reserve study shows the widening economic gap between those with a college degree and those without one.
Graduating helps. About three-quarters of the job losses during the pandemic occurred among people who lack bachelor’s degrees, according to an employment researcher.
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Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT won’t prepare you for the real world, one venture capitalist says

May 9, 2018
Ted Dintersmith argues that these tests are more about rote memorization.
Instructor Blanca Claudio (C) teaches a history lesson in Spanish in a Dual Language Academy class at Franklin High School in Los Angeles, California, on May 25, 2017. 
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