Competency-based education is gaining steam, but questions remain about which forms the U.S. Department of Education will back.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
UniversityNow signs up more than 1,000 students for low-cost, competency-based degree programs without the lure of federal financial aid.
Seven states partner up to ensure that student veterans earn college credit for service, while also calling for help from ACE and the Pentagon.
It its industrial approach to efficiency, competency-based education shortchanges less-affluent student and contributes to stratification, Amy Slaton writes.
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
New study suggests that the reasons students seek a higher education can have a big impact on their grades and likelihood of staying enrolled.
Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
Nebraska's Midland University finds success with a "three strikes" attendance policy.
Survey of executives suggests that companies are more concerned with graduates' broad skills than their field of study.
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