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Study shows Massachusetts community college grads earn as much as $14G more than high school grads

11 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Investing in community colleges in Massachusetts pays off - literally.
A new study released by think tank MASSInc., The Boston Foundation and Northeastern's Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy found that graduates from one of Massachusetts's 15 community colleges can earn up to $14,000 more annually than their high school-only counterparts.
“The strongest conclusion we draw from the study is that community colleges generate for students and increase productivity in the state's workforce, but the payoff is clearly greatest when we increase completion, to get students to the finish...
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