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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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12 Trends Killing College

Jun 22, 2019
Does college still matter? The Department of Education makes the case that college is more valuable than ever: Degree holders earn $1 million more that workers without postsecondary education and the innovation economy is likely to require a more...
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Is College Worth the Cost?

Jun 20, 2019
IN NATIONAL SURVEYS OF college freshmen over the last decade, one reason for attending college dominates all others: to get a better job. But as the cost of tuition rises and the national student loan debt...
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How colleges are bringing back stopped-out students

Jun 13, 2019
Sagging enrollment and a greater focus on outcomes are pushing colleges to reenroll students instead of replacing them with new recruits.
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Publishers are hunting for consumer revenue in classes

Jun 13, 2019
Traditional school is out for the summer, but publishers who remain enamored by online education and classes as a source of incremental revenue are just warming up.
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Leading The Show What You Know Revolution: Digital Credentials From Credly

Jun 13, 2019
The digital badges Teske earned in her data science courses were hosted by Credly, a venture-backed startup reinventing how credentials are used to recognize achievement and contribution.
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CAN ONE SYSTEM PREPARE STUDENTS TO BE READY FOR BOTH COLLEGE AND CAREER?

Jun 12, 2019
The promise of education in America is freedom, asserts David Coleman, CEO of The College Board, an organization that helps students attend and be successful in college. What kind of freedom?
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What's in a microcredential?

Jun 11, 2019
Hiring managers want them and students are seeking them out. Here's how colleges can address demand for this emerging form of skills qualification.
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Eliminating Barriers to Employment: Opening Doors to Opportunity

Jun 7, 2019
House Committee on Education and Labor, Streamed live on 21 May 2019
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ReUp Education Raises $6 Million Series A to Help College Dropouts Return

Jun 6, 2019
Sarah Horn wants to correct a myth about students who stop college before graduating.
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AdmitHub: How Conversations With a Chatbot Are Helping Students Get Into...

Jun 4, 2019
College-age students respond to text messages, so Drew Magliozzi created a chatbot service to help colleges engage students conversationally with the goal of keeping them on track to enroll and attend classes.
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