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      College task force meets at BGSU


      BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A task force that aims to increase the number of Ohioans with college degrees is convening outside of Columbus for the first time.


      The 31-member Complete College Ohio task force is led by Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro. The group is charged with finding ways to help a greater number of students plan for, pay for and complete their education.


      The meeting Monday was hosted by Bowling Green State University.


      The Sentinel-Tribune reports that Ohio's proportion of adults with bachelor's degrees in the workforce is in the bottom quarter of the states (38th) - typically 5 percentage points below the national average.


      Only 26 percent of adults in Ohio hold a bachelor's degree, compared with the national average of 31 percent.


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