On July 17th, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan addressed a group of Women Employed Investors for Change. She discussed her work to protect consumers from predatory for-profit schools that target low-wage students and leave them with enormous debt. She also mentioned that if she wasn't herself, she'd like to be WE Executive Director Anne Ladky, because WE's work is so important.
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College Changes Everything Brings Together 350 Education Leaders
Getting a college degree is one of the most reliable ways for a woman to lift herself and her family out of poverty. With a bachelor’s degree, a woman earns 78 percent more than a high school graduate. But despite the benefits of education, the United States still lags behind many other developed nations in terms of college completion rates.
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