U.S. Education Department official urges making academic credit transfer more efficient


In order to boost the rate of college degree attainment in the United States, higher education leaders must make it easier for students to transfer credits from one type of institution to another, an Obama administration official said Thursday, according to Diverse.       

“Pathways should be transparent, clear and seamless,” Dr. Frank Chong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges at the U.S. Department of Education, said during a forum at the Center for American Progress titled Articulation and Transfer: College Strategies for the Success of 21st Century Students…

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