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Competency-Based Education Gaining Traction in Arizona

by Kaitlyn Wightman
Marketing Specialist

August 05, 2014

Education News recently wrote about how the Department of Education announced to fund experimental degree programs like Personalized Learning.


"Northern Arizona University has already found success in competency-based education programs. It is one of the few schools in the US to offer this option and officials have seen positive results since its launch a year ago, reports Julianne Logan from Cronkite News.

'We are overjoyed that Congress is finally taking into account the needs of students, and proud that we are already ahead of the game,” said Alison Brown, former NAU associate vice president for extended campuses, who is in charge of the Personalized Learning Program there.'"


Read more about how Northern Arizona University already found success with Personalized Learning.

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