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Digital Wallets Explored as Next Generation Transcripts

Adoption has started as employers and students place more value on skills. Meanwhile, plans for free, open-source wallet technology are picking up steam.

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Seeking Tech Antidotes for Enrollment Cliff

New approaches using personalized learning, microcredentials and AI were in the air at the annual UPCEA conference.


In Our Short-Term Credential Era

Three ways states can ensure strong investments, policy design and equitable outcomes.

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The Imperative for Workforce Pell

Anthony P. Carnevale argues short-term Pell Grants are key to fulfilling the decades-old promise of gainful employment.

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CBE and Skills-Based Hiring: 2 Sides of the Same Coin

The rise of competency-based education responds to the growing demand from employers for skills-based hiring, Jillian Klein writes.

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Universities Follow Student Interest in Social Media With Courses

East Carolina University, once attended by MrBeast, YouTube’s highest-paid content creator, is among institutions seeking to serve the growing industry and creating training programs.

Instructure to Buy Parchment, a Credentialing Platform

Parchment, a digital transcript and credential platform, will be acquired by Instructure, which makes the learning management software Canvas, for...
Caltech admissions changes transcript

No Calculus? No Problem at Caltech

With many high school students lacking access to key STEM classes, Caltech and other technology-focused institutions are exploring admissions alternatives.