Obama’s rankings won’t solve crisis in US academy
September 16, 2013
Published on 9/12/2013 in The Times Higher Education, by Rudy Fichtenbaum and Hank Reichman.
More government cash is the only way to cut student costs, argue Rudy Fichtenbaum and Hank Reichman.
In an attempt to rein in rising tuition fees and skyrocketing student debt, Barack Obama has announced a plan for performance-based higher education funding. Under his plan, colleges would be rated on affordability, graduation rates and graduate earnings.