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DOE Official: College Rating System Developed To Be Refined

The Obama administration’s forthcoming college ratings system will ultimately show which institutions are doing “phenomenally well” and which ones need to “step up their game,” but the primary objective in the interim is to develop the first iteration so that it can be refined, a top U.S. Department of Education official said.

“I want to remind everyone that this is version 1.0,” Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell told the Education Writers Association this past weekend at the historic Southern Methodist University.