Transferring college credits should be easier

Kylie Lacey's picture

The link between a college education and success in adult life is much discussed and much documented.

So is the fact that Maine lags not only the national average but also the rest of New England in the percentage of the adult population who have a college education.

That's why it's so commendable -- and so critical -- that the state is addressing a longstanding obstacle to earning a college degree in Maine.

A measure passed this spring gives the Maine Community College System and the University of Maine System until the fall of 2014 to set up a uniform and seamless credit transfer process.

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