Reporting on the connections between education and work

Paul Fain

57 posts
A veteran higher education journalist and analyst, Paul focuses on the connections between education and the American workforce.
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Training for jobs that companies ‘really need’

This issue of The Job looks at a Charlotte-based tech-training provider offering stipends and jobs with its corporate partners, while another startup upskills hospital workers. Also, more on outcomes-based loans and a foundation backs partnerships between community colleges and employers.
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How online training can ease healthcare demands

This issue of The Job looks at growing interest in online training for medical certifications and a private university that’s offering credit for MedCerts and other microcredentials. Also, an in-depth look at outcomes-based loans and how online learning may be fueling dual enrollment.
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A true alternative to a four-year college?

The Marcy Lab School in New York City aims to offer a traditional college experience in just one year. We talked with co-founder Reuben Ogbonna about experimentation, growth, and student choice in higher ed.
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