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What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Education?

CompetencyWorks Blog

Author(s): Ashley Jones

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field


New Resource

  • The Center for Education and the Workforce at Georgetown recently released Educational Adequacy in the Twenty-First Century “that seeks to define a new outcomes-based earnings standard for all postsecondary education programs. After closely examining the value and cost of college programs, we determined a standard that would allow graduates to attain middle class earnings and recoup their education costs. [The] proposal: within 10 years following graduation, students must attain earnings greater than $35,000 annually above their cost of education.”