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Document Number: 11299

Improving Employment Outcomes for Disadvantaged Students - States should partially base public college funding on graduates’ reported earnings five years after graduation, and, if possible, on the colleges’ teaching courses that are important to the local economy. Such a plan could lift low-income families out of poverty, reduce reliance on safety nets and improve local economies, contends this proposal.(Harry J. Holzer, The Hamilton Project at Brookings, June 2014) ...

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