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How Faster + Cheaper Alternatives Will Replace Most of HigherEd

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While everything else is becoming faster and cheaper in the world, education is not. Tom shares insights on Ryan Craig's new book, A New U.

Boosting Career Readiness in Dallas

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When less than 10% of Dallas County 8th graders from 2006 went on to complete college, community leaders set out to find a better way. Dallas County Promise is a transformational effort to help a community move forward to solve the talent gap through equitable college completion and job training.

10 Corporate and Higher Education Examples of Competency-Based Programs

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The initiatives highlighted in this post are interesting and forward-leaning examples of ways that employers and higher education providers are designing competency-based programs.

Imagining a Blockchain University

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A look at how blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies can create an "Uber for students" that provides an attractive, affordable, anywhere, anytime higher education option.

Venture University: A Trade School for the Innovation Economy

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A look at Venture University, a new MBA alternative, that lets students learn venture investing on the job and even earn back their tuition.

Education as a Benefit: More Companies Support Degree Pathways

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A look at the companies developing their organizations while building community by supporting education and degree pathways for their employees.

Evidence That Makes it Evident: Improving Assessment by Emulating the Trades

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By: Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski. The expanded vision of the graduate has widened the gap between the competencies educators want for all graduates, and the evidence of competence educators are actually collecting. Here's one way we can begin to change that.

Why My Generation Needs Skills Training – Stat!

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By: Grace Belize Anderson. As a high school senior, my classmates and I are excited to be preparing for the next stages of our lives. For some of us, that means college; others will join the military, and still others will head straight into the workforce. But are we prepared for the jobs that await us?

Infographic | Providing Students a Path to Being Really Ready

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By: Janice Walton. As schools and districts across the country prepare students for life beyond secondary school, a key focus must be on ensuring these students are really ready to enter college and/or career.

How CTE Can Prepare High School Students for a Skills-Driven Economy

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By: Dusty Moore. As both the economy and our classrooms continue adapting to a technology-rich world, they are becoming more skills-driven than ever before. CTE is uniquely positioned to aid our schools in this shift.

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