America's skills challenge: millennials and the future

This US report uses data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) to focus attention on young adults born after 1980 who were 16-34 years of age at the time of the assessment. The authors chose to center attention on this cohort for several key reasons. First, these young adults include the most recent products of US educational systems. Second, according to recent reports, they have attained the most years of schooling of any cohort in American history. And, finally, these young 'millennials' will shape the economic and social landscape of the US for m ... Show more

Authors: Goodman, Madeline; Sands, Anita M.; Coley, Richard J.

Published: Princeton, New Jersey, Educational Testing Service, 2015

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 68 p.

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