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.
- The (Fixable) Problem with Pay It ForwardFebruary 2014
- A New Approach to Making Work PayMarch 2014
- Nationwide and State-by-State "Jobs Gap" Update for March 2014April 2014
- New Tax Legislation Would Increase the Return to Work for Low-and Middle-Income Working FamiliesMarch 2014
- Hamilton Project Immigration Forum MaterialsMay 2012