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Fri September 9, 2011

Jobless Rate Worse for Workers Without High School Diplomas

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It sounds intuitive, but the numbers are stark. The unemployment rate last month for people with a college degree stood at a modest 4 percent. Of course, it gets worse -- a lot worse -- for workers without a high school diploma. A report out today from the Brookings Institute shows that group's jobless rate is 15 percent. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Peter O'Dowd reports.


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