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Document Number: 5958

Leaks in the Postsecondary Pipeline: A Survey of Americans - How well do Americans feel the nationís education system is moving young people through the systemóto high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment and completion? Among the findings in this survey of over 1,000 American adults: a vast majority of Americans believe some or major changes are needed in the nationís high schools and postsecondary institutions. Nearly six in 10 feel better coordination is needed to help students move from high school to college and succeed once they are there. Respondents also weigh in on the importance of a college degree, the biggest problems facing the secondary and postsecondary education systems, and who should play the largest role in helping young people through the pipeline. (Jobs for the Future, fall 2003)...

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