Closing the Credit-Noncredit Divide

Closing the Credit-Noncredit Divide

Bridging the Gap in Postsecondary Education to Expand Opportunity for Low-Wage Working Adults

Posted: Oct. 25, 2019
Author(s): Veronica Buckwalter and Taylor Maag
Organization(s): Jobs for the Future

This report examines the structural divide between for-credit and noncredit postsecondary education and the challenges it presents for people seeking better jobs with higher pay. Included in the study are innovative examples of community colleges trying to bridge this gap, as well as policy considerations to encourage more colleges and statewide systems to adopt these models.