Postsecondary Education Needed To Break Low-Wage, Low-Skill Economic Cycle In The South: Study

08/01/2012 03:12 pm ET | Updated Oct 01, 2012

Much of the South is trapped in a low-wage/low-skill economic cycle, according to a Georgetown University study. Virginia, however, is one of the few exceptions.

The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce says that by 2020, 65 percent of all jobs in the United States will require some form of postsecondary education and training, while the 17 states of the South will require 57 percent.

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