This resource identifies roles that the state can play in supporting credential transparency, an online system with uniform, trusted and timely information about credentials, competencies, quality, pathways and outcomes.
This brief from Afterschool Alliance explores the potential of afterschool programs, examining case studies in different communities across the U.S., and unpacks how exemplar programs in these areas are helping learners explore career options and gain critical workforce skills.
This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce profiles five approaches state leaders are taking to use technological advances to improve the use of data and help learners navigate the complex system of postsecondary credentials.
This study from the Online Learning Consortium examines six institutions in the United States that are experimenting with alternative credentialing strategies to provide flexible learning opportunities, including digital distance learning and prior learning assessments.
This policy analysis from ECS discusses the value and use of connected data systems and identifies the benefits of connecting education data. It examines some of the obstacles preventing states from connecting data, including political and financial constraints, and privacy concerns.