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Education-Earnings Gap Widens

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Education-Earnings Gap Widens

Education-Earnings Gap Widens

Education-Earnings Gap Widens

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The earnings gap between high-school and college graduates continues to widen, the Census Bureau says. On average, college graduates now earn just over $51,000 a year, almost twice as much as high-school graduates. And those with no high-school diploma have actually seen their earnings drop in recent years.

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