Moving from a Degree-Centric Postsecondary System to an Incremental Credentialing System: What Happens to Learners’ Financing Options?

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Incremental Credentialing

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American Institute for Research – Providing Pathways Out of Poverty and Into Careers https://www.air.org/sites/default/files/2021-08/IET-and-Workforce-Training-for-Underserved-Adults-WDEMP-August-2021.pdf

Bailey and Belfield, Stackable Credentials: Awards for the Future? https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/publications/stackable-credentials-awards-for-future.html

Baum, Holzer, and Luetner – Should the Government Fund Short-Term Postsecondary Certificate Programs? https://www.urban.org/research/publication/should-federal-government-fund-short-term-postsecondary-certificate-programs

Bohn, Jackson, and McConville – Career Pathways and Economic Mobility at California’s Community Colleges: https://www.ppic.org/publication/career-pathways-and-economic-mobility-at-californias-community-colleges/

Brookings – Preparing America’s Labor Force: Workforce Development Programs in Public Community Colleges https://www.brookings.edu/research/preparing-americas-labor-force-workforce-development-programs-in-public-community-colleges/

CAPSEE – The Earnings of Community College Graduates in California https://capseecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/the-earnings-of-community-college-graduates-in-california.pdf

Carnevale, Rose, & Hanson – Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED532679

Carnegie Mellon University – Eberly Center – Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation: https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/designteach/diversityequityinclusion/assessments/index.html

Center for the Study of Social Policy – Key Equity Terms & Concepts: A Glossary for Shared Understanding: https://cssp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Key-Equity-Terms-and-Concepts-vol1.pdf

Centering Voices Workgroup: https://uwphi.pophealth.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/316/2019/04/Centering-Voices-Principles_MATCH_Sept-2018.pdf

Credential Engine – Creating Equitable Futures for All Learners through Credential Transparency http://credentialengine.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Policy-Brief-3-Equity.pdf

Credit for Prior Learning at College Unbound https://collegeunbound.digication.com/LIP/credit-for-prior-learning-cu

Education Strategy Group – The Equitable Outcomes Imperative https://edstrategy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/The-Equitable-Outcomes-Imperative.pdf

Effectively Engaging Marginalized Students in Prior Learning Assessment: A Case Study https://www.plaio.org/index.php/home/article/view/91

Fhagen & Munoz – Using an Antiracist Lens to Rethink Budgetary Norms https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2022/02/02/six-budget-norms-colleges-should-revise-support-dei-opinion?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=3e51d451cf-DNU_2021_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-3e51d451cf-197338761&mc_cid=3e51d451cf&mc_eid=1e66a08170

Giani & Fox – Do stackable credentials reinforce stratification or promote upward mobility? An analysis of health professions pathways reform in a community college consortium https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13636820.2016.1238837

Here to Here & JFF – Employer Partnerships that Drive Systems Change https://www.heretohere.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Employer-Partnerships-that-Drive-Systems-Change_Single.pdf

IHEP – Innovative Strategies to Close Postsecondary Attainment Gaps: Reclaiming Earned Degrees Through Reverse Transfer https://www.ihep.org/publication/innovative-strategies-to-close-postsecondary-attainment-gaps-reclaiming-earned-degrees-through-reverse-transfer/

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States – 2021 Historical Trend Report https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED613170.pdf

Institute for Women’s Policy Research – Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education https://iwpr.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/R600_Investing-in-Single-Moms-National.pdf

Klein-Collins, Taylor, Bishop, Bransberger, Lane, Leibrandt – The PLA Boost: Results from a 72-Institution Targeted Study of Prior Learning Assessment and Adult Student Outcomes https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED609772

Lumina Foundation – Equity and Excellence – Quality Matters in Prison Higher Education https://www.luminafoundation.org/news-and-views/equity-and-excellence-quality-matters-in-prison-higher-education/ 

Lumina Foundation – The State of Higher Education Report https://www.gallup.com/analytics/468986/state-of-higher-education.aspx

NADOE – A Framework for Advancing Anti-Racism Strategy on Campus https://nadohe.memberclicks.net/assets/2021/Framework/National%20Association%20of%20Diversity%20Officers%20in%20Higher%20Education%20-%20Framework%20for%20Advancing%20Ant-Racism%20on%20Campus%20-%20first%20edition.pdf

National Skills Coalition – Stackable Credential Policy Toolkit https://nationalskillscoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Stackable-Credential-Policy-Toolkit-1.pdf

National Skills Coalition – States Should Improve Transparency and Quality of Credentials for an Equitable Recovery https://nationalskillscoalition.org/resource/publications/credential-quality-and-transparency-are-important-for-an-inclusive-equitable-recovery/

National Skills Coalition – Quality Postsecondary Credential Policy Academy https://nationalskillscoalition.org/networks/state-initiatives-and-academies/quality-postsecondary-credential-policy-academy/

NCES – Highlights from the U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults: Their Skills, Work Experience, Education, and Training https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016040.pdf

New America – The Short-term Credentials Landscape https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/reports/the-short-term-credentials-landscape/

New America – What Everyone Should Know about Designing Equity-Minded Paid Work-Based Learning Opportunities for College Students https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/reports/what-everyone-should-know-about-designing-equity-minded-paid-work-based-learning-opportunities-for-college-students/

Office of Community College Research and Leadership – Work-Based Learning as a Pathway to Postsecondary and Career Success https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED574535.pdf

Ositelu, Monique – Five Things Policymakers Should Know About Short-Term Credentials https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/reports/five-things-policymakers-should-know-about-short-term-credentials/

Race Forward – What is Racial Equity: https://www.raceforward.org/about/what-is-racial-equity-key-concepts

REACH Collaborative – Bundled and Sequenced Supports https://reachcollab.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Bundled-and-Sequenced-Supports_Brief-2.pdf

Rise – Equality vs. Equity https://risetowin.org/what-we-do/educate/resource-module/equality-vs-equity/index.html

Racial Equity Tools – Core Concepts – Racial Equity https://www.racialequitytools.org/resources/fundamentals/core-concepts/racial-equity

Racial Equity Tools – Racial Equity Tools Glossary: https://www.racialequitytools.org/glossary

Social Justice Training Institute: https://sjti.org/resources

Paula Braveman – What Are Health Disparities and Health Equity? We Need to Be Clear https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3863701/

Putnam Consulting Group – The Road to Achieving Equity http://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Equity-Field-Scan_Layout_FINAL.pdf

RAND – Higher Education Programs in Prison: What We Know Now and What We Should Focus on Going Forward https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/perspectives/PE300/PE342/RAND_PE342.pdf

SHEEO – Postsecondary Education for Incarcerated Individuals – Guidance for State Agencies and Systems of Higher Education https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED608073.pdf

Solving the Credit–for–Prior Learning Equity Paradox https://www.insidehighered.com/opinion/views/2023/05/04/solving-credit-prior-learning-equity-paradox

Tesfai, Dancy, and McCarthy – Paying More and Getting Less https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/reports/paying-more-and-getting-less/

The Project on Workforce – Delivering on the Degree: The College-to-Jobs Playbook https://www.pw.hks.harvard.edu/college-to-jobs

TransferBOOST (Bachelor’s Opportunity Options that are Straightforward and Transparent) https://www.ihep.org/publication/transferboost/

UC Berkeley – Othering and Belonging Institute https://belonging.berkeley.edu/

University of Delaware – Diversity and Inclusive Teaching https://ctal.udel.edu/resources-2/inclusive-teaching/

Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) – Equity in Sustainability https://www.usdn.org/uploads/cms/documents/usdn_equity_scan_sept_2014_final.pdf

Wofford – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources https://libguides.wofford.edu/c.php?g=973175&p=7622957

Xu & Trimble – What About Certificates? Evidence on the Labor Market Returns to Nondegree Community College Awards in Two States https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/epub/10.3102/0162373715617827

Yale – Inclusive Teach Strategies https://poorvucenter.yale.edu/InclusiveTeachingStrategies

YWCA – Our Shared Language: Social Justice Glossary http://ywcaboston2.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/MISS_VIT_BLD-SUPP-FOR-MISS_TRN-AND-DEVEL_SJ-GLOSSARY_MARCH_2016.pdf

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