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College opportunities for state residents dwindle (Los Angeles Times)

  • The state ranks near the top nationally for residents over age 65 who have at least an associate of arts degree, but places only 29th in the nation for those between 25 and 34 who have the same level of education
  • California ranks 40th in the nation in the percentage of high school graduates who head directly to college
  • 45th in high school students taking advanced science and math classes
  • near the bottom in the percentage of students earning college degrees and certificates

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