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2013-03-01 00:20:38

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, MARCH 1: WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Profile America -- Friday, March 1st. This is Women's History Month -- a time to recognize the often overlooked vision, courage, and accomplishments of the nation's women. One example is Mary Harris Jones, who brought the evils of child labor to national...

2013-01-23 12:23:49

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 2002 to 2012, the highest rate of increases in education attainment levels were doctorate and master's degrees, according to new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. The population with a doctorate grew by about 1 million, or 45 percent, while those who held a master's climbed by 5 million, or 43 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Meanwhile, the population with an associate degree rose by 5...

2011-04-26 10:25:00

More Working Women Than Men Have College Degrees, Census Bureau Reports New Data Provide Most Detailed Look Ever at Years of School Completed WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the employed population 25 and older, 37 percent of women had attained a bachelor's degree or more as of 2010, compared with 35 percent of men, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In contrast, among all adults 25 and older, 29.6 percent of women and 30.3 percent of men had...