Academic Credit: Colleges' Common Currency Has No Set Value

Colleges resist regulators' calls for consistency

Brendan Smialowski for The Chronicle

Registrars and academic departments are the gatekeepers of credit.
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There's more than one way to get a credit. A weeklong service project in the Dominican Republic: 1 credit. An electromagnetic-energy lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1 credit. A summer internship in fashion: 1 credit. A training...

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