Author: Ray Schroeder
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Natalie Schwartz, Education Dive
Bringing clarity to credentials, reckoning with racist histories and reforming remediation can help attract and retain today’s students. For one, who is going to college is shifting. Student populations are more diverse than ever, and a growing number of working adults are enrolling in postsecondary education. As the market pushes back on rising tuition, colleges are feeling the pressure to respond to a wider range of student needs while still striving to improve their outcomes. The format of education is also undergoing a transformation. Automation of the workplace is requiring workers to upskill or reskill more quickly, ushering in a need for more efficient and accessible ways to earn credentials.