An editorial in The New York Times applauds several of the Obama administration’s education initiatives, including the Department of Education’s “college scorecard,” which will help students compare the value of colleges. The proposal draws from a joint Hamilton Project and Center for American Progress proposal by Bridget Terry Long, which called for the federal government to expand the types of information available to students, and allow users to compare indicators like cost, financial aid, student debt, employment outcomes, and average salaries following graduation. Read Terry Long’s full proposal here.
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