Pew: Women value college more than men

College-educated women value higher education, while men have doubts according to a Pew Research Center survey.

In 2010, 36 percent of women ages 25-29 had earned a bachelor’s degree, compared to only 28 percent of their male counterparts. The education gap keeps growing.

Also on Community College Spotlight: High-achieving, low-income students  are likely to attend community colleges or unselective four-year universities. While low-income students are taking harder classes and earning higher test scores, affluent students have improved their academic preparation even more.

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