50 Virginia College Presidents Sign Letter of Protest Against Obama’s Proposed Rating System

Career College Central Summary:

  • Concerns include: institutions serving low income or non-traditional populations would be disadvantaged and incentivized to enroll higher income students.
  • Rating system places emphasis on income and is counter to the principles that serve the American system of higher education.
  • Basing the new rating system on gradutation rates would be a serious error based on the current formula for caluating the graduation rates. There is a clear correalation between lower income backgrounds generally having lower graduation rates.

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THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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