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Best Practices in Financial LiteracyBest Practices in Financial Literacy
This document offers recommendations for institutions to provide students with accurate information, financial management techniques, and real-world practices to promote and increase basic, financially responsible behaviors. To develop these best practices, APSCU established a Task Force on Financial Literacy, which convened a broad group of professionals who share in the commitment to provide students with the resources to lead financially responsible lives. The methods and techniques were cultivated from member institutions that meet the needs of the extremely diverse group of prospective students interested in attending a postsecondary institution.

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Research

IP Intensive Industry reportThe Contribution of Private Sector Colleges and Universities to IP-Intensive Industries in the United States
Private sector institutions provide an outsized proportion of skilled, credentialed workers to intellectual property-intensive industries. These industries—petroleum and coal products, chemicals, computer and electronic products, transportation equipment, medical equipment, and software—invest more on R&D per employee than the national average among all U.S. industries. They fuel innovations that strengthen our economy and provide good jobs with high incomes.

This report presents data that documents the market demand of these growing industries for the practical education and training that private sector colleges and universities provide.

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The Link

Career College CentralAPSCU contributes to the bimonthly Career College Central magazine. The publication features timely and relevant articles on issues for private sector institutions.
September 2013

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PSCUs open doors to many of the 13 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills.PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.