Student Transfer in the News

Interstate Passport Briefing, Transfer News
This is one of 8 articles in the August 2019 newsletter.

Interstate Passport Network institutions map Passport Learning Outcomes to their curriculum to develop their Passport Block. As described above by Brown-Herbst of Laramie County Community College, mapping is used to develop Guided Pathways within the Passport Block. Now a recent article featured in Education Dive suggests that mapping could be a key to developing “universal language” describing the value of learning.

On July 18, 2019 The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia approved plans to provide community college students a smoother transition as they transfer to a four-year institution. Read the full article, Virginia’s community colleges will offer programs with guaranteed transfer credits next fall.

In a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article, ‘Everybody Is Panicking’: Thousands of Alaska Students Scramble With Scholarship Money in Jeopardy, students talk about their educational options, including transferring out of state, in the budget crisis.

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