Interesting report about the US' widening skills gap, rethinking the "college for all" approach, and how to better prepare youth for productive, fulfilling careers. Just 56% of students enrolling in a four-year college attain a bachelor's degree after 6 years. Less than 30% of those enrolled in community college obtain an associate's degree within 3 years. Only 30% of African Americans and fewer than 20% of Latinos in their mid-20s have an associate's degree or higher.
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