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WANT A WHITE-COLLAR CAREER WITHOUT COLLEGE DEBT? BECOME AN APPRENTICE In health care, financial services, software development — even law — apprenticeships are offering an alternative to paying college tuition. ‘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... Free Market Can Deliver Free College Remember paying your broker $200 a trade? Higher education is at that stage today.
The Covid-19 pandemic forced colleges to shift to online learning, often with disastrous results. Students are no fools...
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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Coursera IPO 'Seized On the Right Moment'

Apr 9, 2021
Coursera's initial public offering looked good for the company, which the market valued at over $7 billion. That's probably good news for competitors' valuations, even if it's not exactly clear which aspect of the online learning business attracted investors.
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Tracking Outcomes Toward Better Apprenticeships

Apr 8, 2021
As the American economy recalibrates from the shocks imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in the public and private sectors are swiftly reimagining how Americans navigate the labor market.
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Is attending U.S. college worth the cost? Well, it depends.

Apr 7, 2021
U.S. colleges can cost a lot, and many students take on debt. Is it really worth it, financially, to pay all that money for higher education? Let's see.
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Online Education Provider Coursera Is Worth $7 Billion After Going Public

Apr 3, 2021
oursera had a strong showing on its first day as a public company. The nine-year-old online education provider based in Mountain View, California, debuted with a share price of $33.
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The Real College Admissions Scandal

Apr 2, 2021
What we need to do to promote fairness, equity and merit.
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The 10 most innovative education companies of 2021

Mar 10, 2021
In a year of massive educational disruption, these companies found ways to keep students engaged.
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'MOOCs Failed, Short Courses Won'

Mar 9, 2021
Education-technology company Coursera launched a bid to become a publicly traded company last week, giving industry experts a glimpse at its financial inner workings. The company is losing money, but it might be finding a way to monetize MOOCs.
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Ryan Craig: One Presentation Slide Away from Closing America's Skills Gap

Mar 8, 2021
Ryan's insights and perspectives in line with how education can be shifted, should be shifted, and changed over the long haul is invigorating.
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Where Ed Tech's $2-Billion Year Leaves Colleges

Feb 25, 2021
Colleges are laying off personnel, cutting entire academic departments, and otherwise struggling with budgets battered by lower revenues and higher costs. Meanwhile, investors are pouring billions into companies that sell education technology and related services to colleges and schools...
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Why Aren't Progressives Focused on Earn-While-You-Learn Models?

Feb 24, 2021
Programs like Federal Work-Study and apprenticeships get short shrift, but they could help millions of people get educated and trained, Ryan Craig argues.
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