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Big week for CBE

July 24, 2014

Yesterday afternoon the House of Representatives took an important step forward in the advancement of competency-based education. They unanimously passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) to create a demonstration program that would … Continue reading

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Advancing CBE through C-BEN

July 23, 2014

As the momentum around competency-based education builds, it needs advocates and organization to serves as force multipliers to advance the cause. C-BEN, the Competency-Based Education Network, is just such a force multiplier. It’s a collection of institutions practicing CBE and … Continue reading

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The New ‘Hire’ Education

July 15, 2014

Michelle Rhee-Weise of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation wrote a great article on the future of higher education and how it needs to change to better serve today’s students. “One of the core components of a disruptive innovation … Continue reading

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H.R. 3136 passed by the House Education & the Workforce Committee

July 10, 2014

Today H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act, was advanced by the Education & the Workforce Committee, along with two other bipartisan bills to reform the nation’s higher education system. Please see the committee’s news release on today’s … Continue reading

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President Scott Kinney to participate in Aspen Ideas Festival

June 26, 2014

Capella University president Scott Kinney will be traveling to Aspen, Colorado to participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival next week. The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation’s “premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many … Continue reading

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