Obama Plan to Tie Student Aid to College Ratings Draws Mixed Reviews

From The Chronicle of Higher Education:

President Obama continues his three-campus “college cost” bus tour on Friday, promoting his plans to make college more affordable through a mix of carrots and sticks.

The heart of the proposals is a controversial plan to rate colleges based on measures of access, affordability, and student outcomes, and to allocate aid based on those ratings. Under the plan, students attending higher-rated institutions could obtain larger Pell Grants and more-affordable loans.

Read the full article here.

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