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NEW YORK - As graduation season comes to a close and the student debt interest rate hike looms, national public policy organization Demos has announced a new blog series on focusing on the serious economic challenges facing all young Americans, from STEM education to the debt-for-diploma system. Drawing on Demos’ expert original reports and databytes on higher education, experts have written opinion pieces on issues ranging from “Masters degree mania” to Wall Street poaching to rising dropout rates.

“State of Young America: Graduation Week 2012” is available in full on the Policy Shop blog and includes the following original commentary:


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Demos’ ongoing research and advocacy on the economic future for Millenials includes the following expert report and infographic series:

Demos’ experts are available for comment, please see the contact information above.


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