Some 78.2 percent finished in four years, graduating in spring 2010, a new report found Tuesday. Grim economic conditions and the need to be competitive in a crowded job market played a role.
Young African American men, especially ex-offenders, face high obstacles to employment. That’s where entrepreneurship training comes in. If just 1 in 3 small businesses hired one employee, the US would be at full employment. Young men of color can be crucial to this progress.
Total residential spending increased a notable 3 percent from September 2012 climbing 22.6 percent above the level seen in October 2011, according to the US Census Bureau.
Birth rates in the US fell to a record low in 2011, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. Births to immigrant women have led the plunge.