by Laura Edghill
Posted 7/07/15, 12:20 pm
President Barack Obama’s promised college rating system is rapidly withering under sustained opposition from universities, consumers, and even lawmakers who typically support the administration’s initiatives.
Nearly two years ago, Obama announced the bold plan in front of a crowd of 7,000 at the University of Buffalo. He promised that by the 2015-2016 school year, the U.S. Department of Education would produce a robust tool to rate colleges based on graduation statistics, employment prospects, and affordability.