Friday 17 August 2012

College Grad Rate Up

Posted at 7:07 AM

Lincoln County has experienced a brain gain in the last 40 years, joining the rest of the country in what has been a massive increase in the number of adults who have earned college degrees.

In Lincoln County, 8.2 percent of adults had some college in 1970, rising to 30.2 percent in 2010. Education experts say, the trends show that “Rural people have responded to the demand for increased job skills by the increasing their post secondary education.”

The report is based on Census data and is specifically about Lincoln County.


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