Education Jul 03

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How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a…

Education Aug 28

Twitter Chat: What gives a college degree its value?

Given the high cost of higher education, it is tempting to evaluate different courses of study based solely on the return on investment they offer. However, this view neglects to consider the intangible benefits of a liberal arts education.

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