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A college degree is increasingly essential if citizens are to reap the benefits of the Souths new and still developing knowledge-driven economy. Higher education is the gateway to better jobs and the higher standard of living that goes with them.
Miles To Go (1998)

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Education After Katrina Executive Summary
Click to view the full article (PDF) This document is a 3-page executive summary of Education after Katrina, outlining the major findings of the reportdeclining student enrollments, lost school time among K-12 and college students, and the severe impact on regional child care systemsand argues for a new federal response to the relief and recovery related to education after Katrina, including:

Conduct a comprehensive review of needs and take appropriate action to assist Gulf Coast schools.

Help Gulf Coast colleges in need of support for recovery.

Develop a plan to assist dropout students at all levels.

Mobilize health care professionals to help storm-affected students and their parents.

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