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LeBron James and Michelle Obama Team Up On Education Initiative

LeBron James and Michelle Obama team up to encourage young Americans to seek education beyond high school.

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Federal Government Expands Student Aid to Experimental Programs

The Department of Education has launched a pilot program that provides aid to students in experimental and innovative educational programs.

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Alternative credentials can complement, not replace, college education.
Alternative Credentials Can Complement, Not Replace, College Education

Many learners are turning to less formal ways of acquiring skills, such as completing online courses that offer badges and "nanodegrees" rather than diplomas.

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LinkedIn makes adding certifications to profile easier.
LinkedIn Makes Adding Certifications to Profile Easier

Social networking website LinkedIn recently announced its plans to expand a program that allows users to share professional certifications on their profiles.

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Americans Believe College is Worthwhile, Study Shows

The true value of a college degree may be up for discussion, but it seems like many Americans believe higher education is a worthy investment.
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Thursday, Apr 10 2014 09:00 AM

Government Aims to Expand Opportunities for Apprentices

The federal government has outlined a plan that will allow more students to take advantage of apprenticeships as part of their education.
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Wednesday, Apr 09 2014 01:00 PM

Continuing Education Remains Popular for Generation X

Perhaps partially due to a struggling job market, many members of Generation X - those born after the baby boomers in the late 1960s through 1970s - see the value in continuing their education.
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Thursday, May 09 2013 12:00 PM

Demand for Certificates Booms As Federal Aid Dwindles

Federal aid is often scarce for individuals who want to earn certificates.
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Wednesday, Mar 20 2013 11:00 AM

Manufacturing Industry Growth Provides Opportunities for College Grads

The manufacturing industry has shown strong growth in terms of new jobs in recent months, but there may not be enough qualified applicants to fill these openings.
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Monday, Mar 18 2013 12:00 PM

Professionals Gain Advanced Skills Through Online Certificate Programs

Through online certificate programs, professionals can gain skills like leadership, entrepreneurship, corporate responsibility and the ability to negotiate.
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Monday, Sep 10 2012 11:00 AM

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