Date: Nov 15, 2013 6:40 PM
Author: Jerry P. Becker
Subject: [ncsm-members] H.S. Math Performance Predict Future Salary

From the Business Insider, Tuesday, November 5, 2013. See
-- Our thanks to Mike Martin for bringing this piece to our
Your High-School Math Performance May Predict Your Future Salary

By Alison Griswold

Think twice before skipping your geometry homework. The further you
get in high-school math, the better you're likely to fare in the
labor market.

Students who complete higher levels of math in high school experience
lower rates of unemployment and receive higher salaries, on average,
than their less-accomplished peers, according to new research from
the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

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