What is an Associate Degree Worth?
A controversial study on the return on investment for taxpayers and students came out and puts a different spin on what an receiving only an associate degree is? The authors state this study is limited in its range of data gathering and should not be use to grade performances of schools. It does not cast a good light on the 2-year degree, but also it does not take into account the many individuals who benefit from receiving a college education. I sincerely hope this study is not taken out of context and used to justify reducing funds to the education system.
Read more: 2-Year Degree’s Value? For a Few, Less Than High School, Report Says By Katherine Mangan (The Chronicle).
Posted on October 3, 2013, in Federal Money, Informational Articles, Military, Online Proprietary and tagged career college, college completion, community college, education programs, educational technology, enrollments, financial aid students, For-Profits, higher education, military, proprietary, student outcomes, workforce skills. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.