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The New Knowledge Economy

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Newseum, Knight Broadcast Studio - Third Floor | 555 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. | Washington, DC 20001

A degree beyond high school is essential for young people to succeed in the global economy and pursue their dreams. Unfortunately, too many postsecondary programs don't deliver the value that students and families want and need. College costs too much. Their degree programs are designed for full-time students, even though 75 percent of students today are "non-traditional." Too many students never finish, ending up with debt but no degree. For those that do graduate, too many are unprepared for the workplace. As such, colleges are developing new models of degree acquisition in an effort to better serve the modern lifestyles and waning pocketbooks of students. What is the future of the college degree, and higher education in general, in the United States?

This National Journal policy summit convened key industry leaders, labor and workforce experts, and advocacy groups to discuss the future of higher education in the U.S. given our shifting economy and the changing models of post-secondary degrees.

 

Check out the National Journal article "The Future of Higher Education Looks Nothing Like the Present"

 

Event Photo Highlights:
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