Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies, examines whether the credentials students earn align with real-world employer demand. Explore the most extensive data collection available on industry-recognized credentials earned in states at CredentialsMatter.org.
What Others Are Saying
— Fordham Institute (@educationgadfly) May 23, 2019
A new analysis of 24 states’ #CTE programs finds the industry credentials students can earn while in high school are not necessarily in high demand by employers. https://t.co/ATkmayuy6p @ExcelinEd @BurningGlass #careerready pic.twitter.com/DQQkGbrL0h
— AAEdNetworks (@AAEdNetworks) May 21, 2019
A new @Burning_Glass @ExcelinEd analysis of 24 states’ career and technical education (#CTE) programs finds the industry credentials students can earn while in high school are not necessarily in high demand by employers nor would lead to a living wage. https://t.co/FyoHgfkLAY
— CAROCP (@ROCPInspire) May 13, 2019
From our #CredentialsMatter report with @ExcelinEd: Only about half of all states (28) collect quantitative data on the attainment of credentials – even though high school students across the country earn hundreds of thousands of credentials each year. https://t.co/ohNZaERzdi pic.twitter.com/3khQTm7U0K
— Burning Glass (@Burning_Glass) May 10, 2019
About Credentials Matter
Credentials Matter is an ongoing research partnership between ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies designed to shed light on the landscape of industry credential data collection and alignment across the country. The project provides insight into how industry credentials earned by high school students align with workforce demand in each state to inform education system improvements and state data collection practices. Visit ExcelinEd.org/CredentialsMatter for more information.