America's Neglected Weapon: Its Educated WomenGene Koretz
Economic observers have long bewailed the lagging educational achievements of American youth, warning that the nation's competitiveness and standard of living will gradually decline as better-educated work forces overseas eclipse the performance of U.S. workers. A recent study by Education Dept. researcher Clifford Adelman, however, argues that such dire predictions neglect the potential contribution of a key segment of the population. By analyzing the post-high-school educational and work experiences of the high school class of 1972, the study, entitled Women at Thirtysomething, provides telling evidence that women are a critical, underutilized resource in the economy.
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