Issue Brief: Multiple Pathways & Quality Assurance

The world of credentials is much broader than a 2- or 4- year degree. One in four Americans has a non-degree credential or certificate. We invest around $150 billion in traditional higher education, but many promising new entrants, even those showing promising results, still can’t participate in federal student aid programs. Our new issue brief outlines a new proposal for an on-ramp for new providers to receive recognition and access to funding as they demonstrate high-quality and outcomes.

Download the issue paper here.