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Opinion: Which Way Forward? President Obama And Higher Education

26 January 2014 4 views No Comment

“On Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with more than 140 education officials from public and private colleges and universities, corporations, foundations and nonprofit groups to talk about college opportunity. … The Thursday meeting contrasted with a contentious 2013 when the White House announced that it would issue the Interactive College Scorecard to give students and families five key pieces of data about a college: costs, graduation rate, loan default rate, average amount borrowed, and employment,” Brian C. Mitchell, president of Brian Mitchell Associates and a director of the Edvance Foundation, writes in a Diverse Issues in Higher Education opinion piece.


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