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College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2008 High School Graduates

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/hsgec.pdf

Reports that 68% of 2008 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities by October 2008. Enrollment rates were 71% for females and 66% for males. Also offers information on labor force participation of those enrolled and not enrolled in higher education and the unemployment rate for recent high school graduates. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics