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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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A new initiative will create a relationship between apprenticeship programs and colleges.
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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Many parents are concerned high schools are not doing enough to prepare students for the workforce.
Schools May Overlook Non-College Bound Students, Study Shows

A recent report titled "Education and Health in Schools: A Survey of Parents," noted that students with more nontraditional aspirations may be falling by the wayside in school.

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Many members of Generation X are continuing their education with certificates and licenses.
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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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

California to Launch College for Undocumented Students

Three California institutions announced they plan to launch National Dream University, a school that will provide online courses to immigrants and labor rights activists.
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Thursday, Aug 02 2012 01:02 PM

New Certificate Program Prepares Students for a Fast-Growing Hospitality and Tourism Career

As the hospitality and tourism industry continues to expand, it is expected to provide about 1.7 million new jobs through 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
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Wednesday, Aug 01 2012 11:30 AM

College Certificates Remain Popular in the Current Economy

Poor economic conditions are just one reason why many individuals are returning to school to earn a bachelor's or master's degree.
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Wednesday, Jul 11 2012 05:16 PM

Certificates Become Increasingly Popular Among College Students

Many individuals emphasize college degrees as the path toward stable employment; however, according to a new report, many students are choosing to earn certificates to prepare for the workforce.
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Thursday, Jun 07 2012 02:53 PM

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