TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Indiana education officials are stressing the importance of post-secondary education.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers, made a stop in Terre Haute today as a part of a statewide tour.
Officials are visiting Indiana communities to speak with students about being academically and financially prepared for education beyond high school.
The Indiana commissioner for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers, believes its important students be aware of their options.
“Two-thirds of the jobs will now require some sort of education beyond high school...so if people are going to have career paths in life they are going to need some education,” Lubbers said, “And in Indiana we have a ways to go. We rank 40th in the nation for education attainment and not surprisingly our per capita personal income ranks 40th in the nation as well."
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