Higher education spotlighting transfer opportunities

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

The state Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System have shined a light on their effort to streamline the two education systems. A new agreement makes it easier for students to transfer from a two-year school to a four-year school without having to retake classes.

“We just want to make sure students are getting credit for the courses they have taken,” said Sara Tucker, vice-chancellor of the Community and Technical College System. “So they are not having to duplicate their efforts, double their time, or spend money they’ve already spent.”

The CTCS signed onto a memorandum of understanding which was approved by the HEPC last week. Tucker said it highlights something that has long been in place, but rarely emphasized.

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