Better College Rankings

The other day I floated the idea that the best antidote to the US News and World Report college rankings nonsense would be if the higher education world provided some kind of more meaningful account of school quality on its own. Kevin Carey from Education Sector has done a lot of work in this area. You can see his long paper on reforming college rankings, or else a shorter take for The Washington Monthly if you’re interested in pursuing these issues further.

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