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Myths, Facts, and the Qualified Case for College

The Catalyst

Essay by J.H. Cullum Clark, Director of the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative

The case for earning a postsecondary degree is as strong as ever for most young people – and so is the case for renewing America’s commitment to expanding college access. Reaching higher college attainment levels requires dismantling barriers to opportunity and transforming America’s higher education sector.