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Report Highlights Tips for Education Reform

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In a report by the Center for American Progress the participants outline a number of higher education changes that may be beneficial to consider. The report entitled A Path Forward: Game-Changing Reforms in Higher Education and the Implications for Business and Financing Models proposes adjusting higher education to ensure that it is keeping up with market demands. Their release indicates that education is caught in traditionalism and should be broadened into a more effective dynamic.  Some of the recommendations they provide are as follows: Meeting Students at Their Skill Level; Competency Based Learning; Stackable Credentials; Allowing for Educational Innovation; Stakeholder Influence; There are some strong recommendations within this report but how they will work on a national or grand scale is somewhat elusive. We do know that students do not often come prepared from high school and will need classes that can raise their basic abilities. There is consider