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A generation of American men give up on college: ‘I just feel lost’

15 mins | Sep 14, 2021
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The education gap is widening across the US. "At the close of the 2020-21 academic year, women made up 59.5% of college students, an all-time high, and men 40.5%, according to enrollment data from the National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit research group." What factors are driving these drastic changes in enrollment between the two genders? Growing costs and distrust in the system are often pointed out as key reasons, but as Douglas Belkin explains, the question doesn't come with straightforward answers, and what's most worrying is: there doesn't seem to be a reversal in sight either.
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