credentialing students

Could this alternative to ‘free college’ work?


Expanding credentialing opportunities might be a viable option to free college proposals.

Increased federal support of high-quality occupational credentialing opportunities could be an alternative to a "free" four-year degree, proposes a new report from the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI).

The report finds that federal support of such programs, including the extension of federal Pell grants, could aid in closing the skills gap and offer an equally viable and debt-free path to middle-class mobility and economic security.

“The single-minded focus on
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