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How to bring structure to nondegree credentials

“There’s so much concern about getting a job and hedging your bets in this labor market that people are willing to … risk a lot of money on these kinds of credentials,” Michelle Van Noy, associate director of Rutgers’ Education and Employment Research Center and a co-author of the report, told Education Dive in an interview. “Particularly vulnerable are people who don’t have a lot of economic resources and who don’t have a lot of educational background. There’s a real danger that if we don’t think carefully about quality, people could be taken advantage of.”

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