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Rich Students Go to Graduate School to Get Richer

17/02/2017 06:00am | 5097 views

By Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Atlantic

More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published by the Urban Institute shows.

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No Driver's License, No Job

06/07/2016 11:18am | 5978 views

MILWAUKEE—Ask conservatives what the poor need to do to get out of poverty, and the answer usually involves something like, “Get a job.” That was the crux of the anti-poverty plan Paul Ryan revealed last week to shrugs, and has been the gist of many anti-poverty efforts over the past two decades.

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