Ohio Governor Wants Online College to Be “In-State”

Ohio has more than a million people who started college but didn’t finish, and many now are stuck with college debt and incomes that don’t help pay it off. For those too busy to return to school to advance their careers, the governor’s budget proposal has a suggestion: get a degree in a hurry by getting credit for what you already know.

“The beauty of competency-based education is that you can show what you know over time,” Gov. John Kasich said. “You can, at your own speed, show your qualifications and be able to earn a credential that puts you in a position of being able to get a really good job.”

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