ACE President Ted Mitchell Joins Other Experts to Discuss the Value of Digital Credentials at ASU + GSV Summit

ACE President Ted Mitchell joined five other experts to offer perspectives and predictions on the future of digital credentials during a session titled “Credentials as Currency: The Future of Skills Liquidity” at ASU+GSV Summit 2018.

NCES Survey Looks at Credentials Held by Adults Without College Degrees

In an effort to capture the credentials attained by adults who have not earned a postsecondary degree, the National Center for Education Statistics conducted the Adult Training and Education Survey focused on subbaccalaureate certifications, trainings, licenses, and other non-degree credentialing attained by adults no longer enrolled in high school.

ACE2018: Shaping Today’s Minds for Tomorrow’s World

Ever sit through a lecture on demographic data trends and feel energized? Excited? Inspired? If you haven’t, then you have not sat in on a lecture or session with James H. Johnson Jr.

Georgetown University Report Shows Women Still Earn Less Than Men

A recent report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce examines pay inequity between men and women, despite significant advancements women have made in educational attainment and experience.

Community College Research Center Reports on Labor Market Value of Stackable Credentials

In a recent report released by the Community College Research Center, researchers Thomas Bailey and Clive Belfield examined whether or not there is evidence of the labor market value of stacking credentials.

CSU Innovations In Developmental Education Will Support Those Who Need It Most

California State University is preparing to implement a host of policy changes that will improve student achievement and lead to more Californians earning a high-quality degree in less time—including a revamp of the support structure for underprepared students in need of skill development.

Ready for Jobs, Careers, and a Lifetime: Public Research Universities and Credentials that Count.

A recent report released by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities provides research about the needs facing students and communities, and how these needs present both challenges and opportunities for institutional leaders.

The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

A recent report from UNCF provides a glimpse into the economic impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have on the nation. HBCUs Make America Strong: The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities offers data on earnings, employment, and the economy for the nation, individual states, and institutions demonstrating that the economic benefits of HBCUs are substantial.

After Decades of Pushing Bachelor’s Degrees, U.S. Needs More Tradespeople

A recent news article by Matt Krupnick of the Hechinger Report focuses on the need for more tradespeople, occupations that are increasingly in high demand.

Who Does Work Work for? Understanding Equity in Learner College and Career Success

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning recently released a report on working learners, Who Does Work Work For? Understanding Equity in Learner College and Career Success.

Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility

In their recently updated working paper, Mobility Report Cards: the Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility, authors Raj Chetty, John Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan analyze the role colleges play in upward income mobility.

Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of Texas System

The University of Texas System and the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce have released a study examining the earnings patterns of UT System graduates and the economic impact of earning a UT System degree.