Tag Archives: Attainment

Ever greater share of persons aged 30 to 34 with tertiary educational attainment in the EU

The FINANCIAL — The share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the European Union (EU) who have completed tertiary education continued to steadily increase, from 23.6% in 2002 when the series started to 39.1% in 2016. This pattern was even more significant for women (from 24.5% in 2002 to 43.9% in 2016, meaning above […]

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US Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 27: Educational Attainment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Profile America — Monday, February 27th. On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to […]

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Behind Donald Trump's big Ohio win – grossly lagging educational attainment, and Ohio …

CLEVELAND — Education made America great.   Now it’s at the epicenter of a divide that’s ripping us apart.   When we round up the usual suspects to help explain the most divisive presidential election since 1800, the list is likely to focus on income, class, race, geography and gender.   But the mother of all fault lines, […]

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Early behavior problems impact long-term educational attainment more for boys than girls

A new study finds that behavioral problems in early childhood have a larger negative effect on high school and college completion rates for boys than girls, which partially explains the substantial gender gap in educational attainment that currently exists in the United States. “When I compared 4- and 5-year-old boys and girls who had the […]

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Genes linked to educational attainment expressed in the brain during prenatal development

A USC co-author of the study says the genes that are correlated with educational attainment are expressed in the brain during prenatal development. Some of the genes also predict risk for Alzheimer’s disease, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. An international group of 253 scientists has conducted one of the largest genetic studies to date and identified […]

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 27: Educational Attainment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Profile America — Saturday, February 27th. On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to […]

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