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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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A recent survey shows that many believe college is necessary for success.
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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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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Sunday, Dec 15 2013 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

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

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

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