Interstate Passport is featured in the January 28, 2020 issue of Change Magazine. In “The General Education Transfer Highway,” Pat Shea and Jane Sherman make a solid case for utilizing the Passport as a vehicle for completing lower-division general education and, importantly, preparing students for upper division coursework. The authors cite research on the need for a more efficient transfer mechanism that truly addresses the needs and experiences of transfer students, and offer the Passport as a very workable solution. Institutions are able to maintain autonomy over their curriculum; Interstate Passport provides quality assurance measures; and institutions receive regular progress reports on how their students perform after transferring with a Passport. The value of Interstate Passport will continue to grow as more institutions join the Network.
Read the Change Magazine article here.