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Colleges in 3 States to Set Basics for Degrees

Source: johnston.mync.c Posted By: Joanne G...4672 days ago

In the first American effort of its kind, universities and colleges in Indiana, Minnesota and Utah are starting pilot projects to make sure that degree programs in their states reflect a consensus about what specific knowledge and skills should be taught.

Instead of defining degrees by the courses taken or the credits earned, the three states will establish what students must learn. In the pilot project, supported by the Lumina Foundation for Education, a private group in Indianapolis that works....

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