Postsecondary Educational Attainment

The Background Postsecondary education is education, occupational training, or skills development that occurs after obtaining a high school diploma or GED and that results in a certification, diploma, or degree. Postsecondary education plays an important role in economic mobility. In general, greater levels of postsecondary credential attainment correspond to increased individual lifetime earnings. Expanding the […]

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PreK through 12th Grade Attendance

The Background School attendance is a necessary ingredient for educational attainment. When students of any age are chronically absent – missing approximately 10% or more of school days – they may have difficulty learning to read, transitioning between grades, or graduating high school. Chronic absenteeism can be related to truancy, which only accounts for unexcused […]

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