Education and Compensation: Making Strides in Both

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Women have made enormous strides in education. Over the past century, the majority of high school graduates have been women and in the past 20 years, women have moved ahead of men in terms of the shares of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees earned.

But although the margin is narrowing, one area that has yet to achieve parity is compensation. Women’s earnings as year-round, full-time employees are only 74 percent of their male counterparts, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. [Read more here …]

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