The Sundial

Student aid could be based on ‘competency’ instead of credit hours

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 23, 2013

Changes will be coming soon to the federal financial aid program, since the U.S. Department of Education announced that colleges can begin to provide federal student aid based on “competencies,” not just credit-hours. According to the Council for Education on Public Health, “Competency-based e...

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