The Texas jobs market remains hot as the private sector's annual job creation rate hit 3.2 percent--the highest in three years. When you focus on relatively light taxation and regulation, like in Texas, the results speak for themselves. The benefits of the federal tax cuts and regulatory reforms have also helped employers statewide in addition to the resulting pro-growth climate.
This May, as college students across the U.S. graduate with large sums of student debt, we should be asking ourselves if there are better, more affordable ways for students to attain their degrees. We found that competency-based education offers a strategy for students to graduate faster, with less cost and improved results.