All of us know that more must be done. But is this plan a good solution? The "best value" rating system may seem plausible at first glance, but there can be no doubt that it will do much unintended harm to higher education in America.
In this post, we provide our analysis and thoughts on why it's time -- past time, indeed -- for customer-centered reform of higher education by examining an area that impact the value equation for students: college costs.
It's no surprise that financial aid is a big part of a student's decision to go back to school. The good news is that the federal government and private resources are offering more money than ever to meet this growing need.
The only "student learning outcomes" these for-profit corporations posing as colleges recognize are those that fill their own pockets with tax dollars that are supposed to be going to deserving students who just want an education.