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Is College Still the Best Way to Get a Good Job?

87% of students report going to college to get a good job and be financially successful. Meanwhile, the majority of employers complain that graduates do not have the requisite skills for the workforce. With the ever-growing cost of college and the burden of student debt, how can institutions, employers, and new education players build a better ecosystem to speed the path from learning to earning?

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Holly Custard

Strada Institute for the Future of Work

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Eloy Ortiz Oakley

California Community Colleges

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