Sunday, September 01, 2013

Parental Expectations Inflate College Bubble

Among parents with children in grades 6 through 12, percent who expect their child to attain specific educational attainment levels...

Drop out of high school: 1%
High school graduate only: 9%
Attend vocational or technical school: 8%
Attend college for two or more years: 17%
Finish college with a bachelor's degree: 28%
Earn a graduate or professional degree: 37%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Parent and Family Involvement in Education, from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012

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