North Carolina’s Leaky Educational Pipeline & Pathways to 60% Postsecondary Attainment
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In North Carolina, the number of jobs is projected to grow more quickly in the coming decade than the working-age population.6 The number of jobs statewide is projected to increase by 389,000, or 8.3%, between 2017 and 2026. Nearly a quarter of these new jobs will be in the health care and social assistance industry. Among occupational groups, health care support staff is projected to grow the fastest at 1.9% annually, followed by computer and mathematical occupations, personal care and service occupations, and health care practitioners and technical occupations. This report presents policy recommendation in order to reach a higher educational attainment according to the state’s needs.