The media is abuzz with the news that for the first time ever, women hold more post-college degrees than men, according to new Census Bureau data. Nearly 10.6 million women hold at least a master's degree, edging out the 10.5 million men in that category, the government reported.
Women passed men in college degrees in 1996 and are also more likely to have a high school degree. Unfortunately, we still earn less: about 78 percent of what men are paid. And don't even get me started on the motherhood penalty, which takes an even bigger bite out of our income.
What's your take on the news? How long do you think it will take for women's earnings to catch up with our educational attainment -- if that day ever comes?
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