By way of John Sides, we come across this analysis of some data from the General Social Survey:
(the five categories of educational status are, from left to right: didn't graduate from high school, high school graduate, some college, college graduate, post-graduate degree)
While connecting the dots in a line is a little misleading (there's no reason to think that a college graduate is twice as educated as a high school graduate), there are two interesting things here: Read the rest of this post.
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