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Chronicle of Higher Education: Obama’s College-Ratings Plan Arrives, but Most Specifics Stay Behind

By Kelly Field

“The college-ratings plan that the Education Department is releasing on Friday can best be described as incremental. The plan, the product of more than a year of discussion and debate, is less a proposal than a progress report—an update on metrics the department is considering using in its system. It’s unlikely to assuage colleges’ concerns, but it’s unlikely to increase their anxiety, either.” Read more here.