Give competency-based college programs a chance

Thursday, January 9, 2014

As students spend the next few weeks completing their college applications, a question is hanging in the air: Is college worth it? It's not only students who are wondering. It's also employers who are starting to question what a college degree tells them about potential hires.

Maybe a top name will suggest a student who performed well on the SATs, but the truth is that employers often have no idea what they're getting.

Well, it looks like 2013 marked the serious launch of what we now call competency-based education

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