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September 12, 2015
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement that Student Achievement Measure (SAM) data will be included on the agency’s College Scorecard as soon as practicable.
June 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s announcement that it’s shifting away from a proposed college ratings system and will instead develop a new set of transparency tools to help students and their families, policymakers, and the general public better understand the cost and outcomes of post-secondary institutions.
March 17, 2015
Urges Better Use of Data in HEA Reauthorization; Promotes Student Achievement Measure and Voluntary System of Accountability as ways to give students, families, stakeholders better, more meaningful information
February 12, 2015
Association Responds to Department of Education’s Request for Comments on Ratings Plan; Proposes an Alternative Way to Increase Transparency and Accountability of Higher Education Institutions
February 5, 2015
Six Associations Support Tailored Legislation to Combat Patent Trolls, Say Provisions of Innovation Act Would Debilitate U.S. Patent System