The Ratings Plan

The Ratings Plan

Jan 19, 2017
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.

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January 19, 2017
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.
January 5, 2016
A chief architect of the Obama administration’s College Scorecard and its recent executive actions on accreditation reflects on her tenure at the Education Department.
September 14, 2015
The Obama administration releases its revamped consumer tool -- in lieu of a college ratings system -- featuring data on postcollege earnings and how well students are repaying their loans.
July 2, 2015
With the Education Department rethinking its approach to rating colleges, Tom Allison offers ideas on how best to provide data to prospective students.
April 20, 2015
Education Department documents show money spent on college ratings as well as proposals to allow colleges to challenge and publicly annotate their data in the ratings.
March 31, 2015
The Obama administration’s proposed system could substitute federal officials’ judgment of institutional quality for peer review by academics, Judith Eaton argues.
February 13, 2015
President Obama’s plans for free community college and higher ed ratings will reinforce, not combat, inequity for disadvantaged students, writes Tomiko Brown-Nagin.
February 11, 2015
Education Department official gives earlier release date for college ratings while talking about quest for quality data and how to capture multiple student goals and outcomes.
January 14, 2015
The Obama administration’s proposal to make community college free is part of a pattern of elevating sound bites over sound higher ed policy, Arthur M. Hauptman writes.
January 9, 2015
Three public college associations release draft discussion guide for how to measure student success after college.

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