#FactFriday: Only 18% of credentials earned by K-12 students are demanded by employers


Are K-12 and postsecondary students in your state earning credentials that align with real-world employer demand? Find out at CredentialsMatter.org. ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies recently released the second phase of this exciting project, which includes the most extensive data collection available on industry-recognized credentials earned in states.

Credentials Matter Phase 2 includes a redesigned and expanded website as well as two new reports: a 2020 update and a COVID-19 case study. Together, these tools and resources offer a timely analysis of credential demand and attainment data from across the nation.

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Credentials Matter: Few K-12 Credentials Aligned with What Employers Want

By Burning Glass Technologies

The nation’s job credentials are still largely out of alignment with what employers want, according to a new report from Burning Glass Technologies and ExcelinEd. Continue reading…

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College & Career Pathways


Career and Technical Education, College Acceleration, Credentials Matter, Industry Recognized Credentials

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