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The Ph.D Bust: America's Awful Market for Young Scientists—in 7 Charts

The Ph.D Bust: America's Awful Market for Young  Scientists—in 7 Charts | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
Perhaps it's time to start talking about a STEM surplus?
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Ha. Nice work on the charts. Worth looking at.

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We Have Goals. Now what? | Change Magazine

We Have Goals. Now what? | Change Magazine | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
By Estela Mara Bensimon, Alicia C. Dowd, David Longanecker and Keith Witham

The nation is in an era of policy reform aimed at improving the productivity and effectiveness of higher education. Major philanthropies and policy groups have converged around variations of the ambitious college completion goals announced by President Obama at the beginning of his administration.

But at the same time, many state governments, while recognizing the pressing need to prepare a next-generation workforce, have had to reevaluate their spending priorities because of sustained budget crises. Responding to grant-funded initiatives from a handful of foundations and advocacy organizations, a number of states have thus been busy over the past several years outlining strategies to help their higher education institutions produce more degrees and credentials with the same or fewer resources.
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