Read the article from Forbes on the economic value of certifications that exceed the pay and salary for many careers that require a plain vanilla liberal arts degree. At the middle and high school introduce expand online certifications through the major certificate providers such as those offered by Amazon Web Services known as AWS, the new Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure. Recently read the 28% of AA degree holders earn more those with 4 year traditional academic degree that means a targeted skill specific training can land a person a good paying job in health care, information technology, business I mean do you need the humanities, liberal arts or social science you can learn that through an e-book, podcast or streaming TV. Maybe a skill specific online school such as Cloud Academy can fill the need for Cloud Specialist or the COMPTIA certifications no high school diploma. If you have tangible skills plumbing, electrician, dental hygentist, then you came out ahead of some college grad stuck in debt.
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