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  1. The Burning Glass Institute found that between 2017 and 2019, 46% of middle-skill and 31% of high-skill occupations showed declines for degree requirements on job postings.  
  2. Opportunity at Work, estimates there are more than 70 million STARs across the country who gain skills through alternative routes such as community college, military service, on-the-job learning, or workforce training programs. 
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