College for America, an online degree program, has no classes, professors or credit hours. It’s been cited as an innovative way to make college more affordable. But how do its students qualify for a degree? Hari Sreenivasan reports from New Hampshire on a university that gives credit based on competency at the student’s own pace.
In his second report from South Texas, special correspondent John Merrow explores from the students’ perspective how early college programs are encouraging youth to stay in high school. Continue reading