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College Scorecard: ED quietly adds in 700 missing colleges

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) It’s worth giving credit where credit is due, and the US Department of Education (ED) has fixed a problem that Russ Poulin and I pointed out where they had previously left ~700 colleges out of … Continue reading

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College Scorecard Article Published In Washington Post

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) I have written several posts looking at the new College Scorecard and its inherent flaws in the data, often starting with observations from Russ Poulin at WCET. Today Susan Svrluga, education reporter at the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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College Scorecard Problem Gets Worse: One in three associate’s degree institutions are not included

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Late yesterday I posted about the Education Department (ED) new College Scorecard and how it omits a large number of community colleges based on an arbitrary metric. In particular, the Education Department (ED) is using a … Continue reading

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17% Of Community Colleges Are Not Included In College Scorecard

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) In addition to the highly-misleading usage of ‘first-time full-time’ qualification for official graduate rates reported in the College Scorecard, there appears to be another major issue with the data. In particular, the Education Department (ED) … Continue reading

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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) This is part 3 in this series. Part 1 described the most reliable data on A) how much US college textbook prices are rising and B) how much students actually pay for textbooks, showing that … Continue reading

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