Over the past few years, millions around the world have signed up for free online courses to date, CNN Money reports. In theory, such courses can give anyone with internet access a taste of the Ivy League. But despite its popularity, employers are slow to acknowledge online education's value. In the same way that trust and reputation buoy a company's stock, education is also based on brand value. "The only language we have to communicate our educational accomplishments to each other is all baked into the formal degree," says David Blake, co-founder of San Francisco-based startup Degreed, which bills itself...

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