The U.S. government wants to rank our colleges. Why?

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The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, has come up with a plan to produce official government rankings of our universities.

The plan was announced this past August, and over the past month, the Obama administration has been holding public forums around the country to get input about its plan. But it seems like they’ve already made up their minds.

I hope not. There are many reasons why this is a truly bad idea.

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