A Paradox of Education Progress
Fact Book Bulletin

Publication May 20102 pages(10E04)

Is the SREB region making progress in whether adults have at least a bachelor’s degree? This is a more difficult question to answer than one might think.

The percentage of adults 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree rose from 2000 to 2008 in the region — and the percentage without declined. This trend looks like progress.