"The simulation by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW), published in partnership with the Postsecondary Value Commission, found that the U.S. economy "misses out on $956 billion dollars per year, along with numerous non-monetary benefits, as a result of postsecondary attainment gaps by economic status and race/ethnicity. The analysis was based on an initial public investment of $3.97 trillion that would result in an estimated $956 billion in total annual public benefits from an estimated $542 billion annual boost to U.S. GDP, $308 billion annually in new tax revenue, and the decrease of various annual costs over time." Read more here.


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