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In 2010, 23% of working parents with kids under age 13 worked outside regular daytime schedules 

Moms' nonstandard working schedules

Workers whose schedules don’t fit into the 9 to 5 traditional workday have special child care needs.

Source: 2015, Who Minds the Kids When Mom Works A Nonstandard Schedule?
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2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11

2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11

Focusing on the degrees awarded by four-year colleges misses much of what postsecondary institutions offer today.

Source: 2014, Higher Education Earnings Premium: Value, Variation, and Trends
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95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.

Source: 2013, The Impact of the Great Recession on the Number of Charities
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An estimated 55,702 nonprofits have government contracts and grants

An estimated 55,702 nonprofits have government contracts and grants

Through contracts and grants, governments partner with nonprofits to provide needed services in communities across the country.

Source: 2014, National Study of Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants 2013: State Profiles
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5: The number of states with no minimum wage requirement 

5: The number of states with no minimum wage requirement

Of the 74 million employees paid an hourly wage in 2011, 3.8 million, or 5.2 percent, were paid the federal minimum or less.

Source: 2014, A Comparison of State Minimum Wages
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In 2012, 63% of those who earned doctoral degrees in professional practice borrowed $100,000+

High debt levels are much more common among graduate students than among those with fewer years of schooling.

Source: 2015, Student Debt: Who Borrows Most? What Lies Ahead?
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