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Red Herrings, Tortoises and Other Accreditation Fables
“A Hare was making fun of the Tortoise one day for being so slow.
‘Do you ever get anywhere?’ he asked with a mocking laugh.
‘Yes,’ replied the Tortoise, ‘and I get there sooner than you think. I’ll run you a race and prove it.’”- The Hare & the Tortoise
As members of the Beyond Transfer Policy Advisory Board , we share a commitment to dismantling inequitable credit mobility and transfer policies and practices. We seek to center students and the recognition of their learning as they transfer across institutions and move through their living, working and learning experiences beyond high school.
Our work in recent years has focused on a number of policies and practices designed to recognize that in the year 2022, the majority of learners are mobile and would benefit from receiving credit from a variety of high-quality learning experiences. We have tackled topics that range from the lack of financial aid for students who transfer to the need to understand more about how credits are applied to student degree completion. While we will continue to elevate recommendations in a variety of areas, we are also turning our attention to how to engage accreditors.
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