College Rankings

Kevin Carey talked about Washington Monthly's college guide, which ranks colleges not by whether students are getting the most for their… read more

Kevin Carey talked about Washington Monthly's college guide, which ranks colleges not by whether students are getting the most for their money when it comes to choosing a college, but by what colleges are doing for the U.S. as a whole. Mr. Carey explained that the guide evaluates colleges in terms of the social mobility they enable for the students, if they encourage public service, and at their research. He explained the difference from other college rankings systems. Mr. Carey, who was the guest editor for the college guide, also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He is also the policy director for Education Sector, an independent think tank on education policy.

A video clip was shown from an interview of given by T.R. Reid on August 26, 20009, for “Q&A.”

Libby Casey was the guest host. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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