Hundreds of US colleges not worth cost, says Gates Foundation

From Times Higher Education: “The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is throwing its weight into the job of college assessment, inaugurating a value measurement system that identifies 650 institutions that economically fail their students. The Gates Foundation, working with the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), plans its tool to bolster existing federal and state efforts, and dramatically improve the usefulness of such information to students.The effort marks a commitment by the world’s largest private foundation to take the growing accumulation of computerised data that relate to college performance and meaningfully put the information in the hands of students who need it.”

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