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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... 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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Boulder tech company pledges to hire 100 people of color as apprentices

Jun 25, 2020
As demands for social justice keep American city streets filled with protests, and companies big and small take to social media to express solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, one Boulder tech company...
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Credly's Acclaim Platform Now Features Verified Talent Directory

Jun 24, 2020
Digital credentials leader unveils talent hub to connect professionals with jobs and opportunities based on verified skills
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Learning a New Skill Can Help You Get the Job You Want...

Jun 23, 2020
It's normal for graduating college students to feel both exhilaration and anxiety, and that was before the pandemic.
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Ryan Craig on Putting America Back to Work

Jun 22, 2020
Pre-pandemic, there were about 7 million unfilled jobs. This massive skill gap is now masked by the spike in unemployment that threw 30 million Americans out of work. As the economy slowly...
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Attitudinal Trends in Alternative Postsecondary Learning

Jun 21, 2020
Traditional postsecondary learning in the United States is associated with increased earnings and employment, but these benefits come at substantial cost. Nontraditional education provides a partial workaround with a variety of...
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I'm a gay CEO, and this is why parental leave will promote gender equality

Jun 20, 2020
The founder of Credly reflects on becoming a father and upending the archaic maternity-leave playbook, which has perpetuated bias against women in the workplace and permitted men to operate under lower expectations.
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Anyone Can Teach Anything On This Education Site - And That's Why It's Worth...

Jun 19, 2020
With 150,000 courses ranging from how to win at online poker to principles of quantum mechanics, online education startup Udemy is thriving during the pandemic.
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Stop-Out Programs Expand Amid Pandemic

Jun 18, 2020
Companies and colleges are launching new programs and partnerships to re-enroll stopped-out students. The timing couldn't have been better.
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Union County College Embraces AI Technology with Packback for Increased...

Jun 5, 2020
Union County College has added the artificial intelligence (AI) technology program Packback to the software tools available for faculty use to spark curiosity and creativity among students. The new technology...
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L'autre declin de l'empire americain

Jun 4, 2020
Tout invite les universites americaines a inventer d'urgence des solutions innovantes et, pour les rentabiliser, a les diffuser a l'etranger.
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