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Is Your Institution Being Accurately Compared?

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“According to a new brief, major considerations must be taken into account for the Obama Administration’s proposed college rating system, the Postsecondary Institution Ratings System, or PIRS, including students’ socio-economic backgrounds, and the mission of the institution.” eCampus News reports. The brief, “Peers in PIRS: Challenges & Consideration for Rating Groups of Postsecondary Institutions,” commissioned by NASFAA, “‘makes the case that any postsecondary outcomes need to be ‘corrected’ for various inputs …and provides examples that speak to the feasibility of ‘mission’ as a peer-group identifier. ‘Having an accurate picture of student outcomes at similar institutions is a worthy goal,’ said NASFAA President Justin Draeger in a statement. ‘But this must be done thoughtfully lest we do more harm than good.’”


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Is Your Institution Being Accurately Compared?

19 March 2014 0 views No Comment

“According to a new brief, major considerations must be taken into account for the Obama Administration’s proposed college rating system, the Postsecondary Institution Ratings System, or PIRS, including students’ socio-economic backgrounds, and the mission of the institution.” eCampus News reports. The brief, “Peers in PIRS: Challenges & Consideration for Rating Groups of Postsecondary Institutions,” commissioned by NASFAA, “‘makes the case that any postsecondary outcomes need to be ‘corrected’ for various inputs …and provides examples that speak to the feasibility of ‘mission’ as a peer-group identifier. ‘Having an accurate picture of student outcomes at similar institutions is a worthy goal,’ said NASFAA President Justin Draeger in a statement. ‘But this must be done thoughtfully lest we do more harm than good.’”


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