Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Failure Of The Gates Foundation's $575 Million Effective Teacher Initiative

5 Lessons From The Failure Of The Gates Foundation's $575 Million Effective Teacher Initiative

https://www.forbes.com/sites/frederickhess/2018/06/25/5-lessons-from-the-failure-of-the-gates-foundations-575-million-effective-teacher-initiative/#15011d5a33fe
Last week, RAND issued its massive and mostly negative evaluation of the Gates Foundation’s ambitious effort to redesign teacher evaluation, compensation, and employment practices in three school districts and four charter school management organizations. The foundation’s Effective Teacher Initiative, launched with great fanfare a decade ago, was an ambitious, expensive reform.

The final verdict was harsh, with RAND concluding, “The initiative did not achieve its goals for student achievement or graduation, particularly for LIM [low income minority] students.” As the University of Arkansas’s Jay Greene noted, even that is probably too generous an assessment. Greene observed, “This summary really under-states what they found. You have to slog through the 587 pages of the report and 196 pages of the appendices to find that the results didn’t just fail to achieve goals, but generally were null to negative across a variety of outcomes.”...... (continue at link above)



  1. The reforms demanded too much time. 
  2. Big investments in new evaluation systems didn’t yield meaningful change.
  3. The new systems didn’t help attract talent....
'An Expensive Experiment': Gates Teacher-Effectiveness Program Shows No Gains for Students
What if you just set fire to $575 million??? By Madeline Will June 21, 2018

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s multi-million-dollar, multi-year effort aimed at making teachers more effective largely fell short of its goal to increase student achievement—including among low-income and minority students, a new study found.

This conclusion to an expensive chapter of teacher-evaluation reform shows the difficulty of making sweeping, lasting changes to teacher performance. The results also demonstrate the challenges of getting schools and teachers to embrace big changes, especially when state and local policies are in flux.

The evaluation of the program, released today, was conducted by the RAND Corporation with the American Institutes for Research and was funded by the Gates Foundation.

Under its intensive partnerships for effective teaching program, the Gates Foundation gave grants to three large school districts—Memphis, Tenn. (which merged with Shelby County during the course of the initiative); Pittsburgh; and Hillsborough County, Fla.—and to one charter school consortium in California starting in the 2009-10 school year. The foundation poured $212 million into these partnerships over about six years, and the districts put up matching funds. The total cost of the initiative was $575 million.  ..... continues

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Harvard Asian Admissions Controversy

Harvard Asian Admissions Controversy

Timeline


6/15/2018  Harvard reports revealed concern over Asian-American admissions rate
https://www.bostonglobe.com Harvard University's own internal research raised concerns about how Asian-American applicants are treated by the college's admissions ...
Harvard goes on attack to defend its admissions policies 6/13/2018 Boston Globe Harvard University is preparing for what is likely to be the fiercest attack yet on its use of race in student admissions and a court case that could fundamentally transform the legal landscape on affirmative action.  In anticipation of court filings on Friday by a group representing Asian-Americans who contend that they were unfairly denied admissions to Harvard, outgoing university president Drew Faust went on the offensive.  In a letter sent to the university community on Tuesday, Faust called the claims of discrimination by the group, Students for Fair Admissions, “inaccurate.”

6/13/2018 Harvard president issues defense of affirmative action as lawsuit ...
https://www.insidehighered.com/.../harvard-president-issues-defense-affirmative-actio...
Against that backdrop, Drew Faust, in her last month as Harvard's president, ... Those who oppose the consideration of race in admissions have ...

The plaintiffs have repeatedly cited the high SAT scores and grades of Asian-American applicants who are rejected to suggest that they must be victims of discrimination.

Those who oppose the consideration of race in admissions have picked up this theme, noting that elite universities that do not consider race in admissions end up with larger Asian-American shares of their classes than do institutions such as Harvard, at which 22.7 percent of incoming students last year were Asian. (At the University of California, Berkeley, last fall, 39 percent of new students were Asian-American.)

In her message to the campus, Faust warned the following of the plaintiffs' arguments: "These claims will rely on misleading, selectively presented data taken out of context. Their intent is to question the integrity of the undergraduate admissions process and to advance a divisive agenda."

Faust pointed to a Harvard website with more information about the university's defense of its practices. Harvard maintains that it considers race and ethnicity, among many other factors, in building a class, but that it does so without quotas.

The Harvard website suggests that the university's defense may be similar to that used by Princeton University when it was investigated on similar charges -- and in 2015 cleared of discrimination -- by the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.

Princeton never denied, nor has Harvard, denying admissions to numerous highly qualified Asian-American applicants with stellar credentials. Princeton's argument was that it rejects so many people of all ethnic backgrounds that there was no evidence of bias

admissions cycle (in which fewer than 2,000 applicants out of approximately 40,000 were admitted), over 8,000 domestic applicants had perfect GPAs, over 3,400 applicants had perfect SAT math scores [and] over 2,700 applicants had perfect SAT verbal scores," the university says.


Harvard's admission secrets for Asian-Americans like shielding 'recipe ...
www.scmp.com › News › World › United States & Canada
Apr 11, 2018 - Harvard says disclosure about its admissions practices would violate student privacy rights and amount to publishing confidential trade secrets ...


Marie Myung-Ok Lee: Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard need to resist the anti-affirmative action narrative Our community is being fed a story by a white man trying to preserve spaces at colleges for mediocre white students, not stellar Asian-American ones.
https://www.nbcnews.com Apr 8, 2018 - Image: Asian Students Turn To Advisers For College Help ... most commonly cited in service of the idea of "the Asian penalty" in admissions.

Apr 10, 2018  Race case against Harvard moves forward - CNNPolitics - CNN.com
https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/10/politics/harvard-asian-american.../index.html
- A lawsuit against Harvard on behalf of Asian-American students moved a ... trial date andsuggested ground rules for admissions records to be ...

Marie Myung-Ok Lee: Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard need to ...
https://www.nbcnews.com/.../asian-americans-rejected-harvard-need-resist-anti-affirm...
Apr 8, 2018 - There is a story about race-based college admissions that holds particular sway overAsian-American students like I once was — my father ...

Apr 4, 2018  Asian-Americans Suing Harvard Say Admissions Files Show ...
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/04/us/harvard-asian-admission.html- A lawsuit against Harvard University says that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants. The plaintiffs are arguing for the release of ...

Suit accusing Harvard of capping Asian-American admissions could
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/10/politics/harvard-college-lawsuit-asian.../index.html
Mar 10, 2018 - Suit accusing Harvard of capping Asian-American admissions could be tried this summer. By Joan Biskupic, CNN Legal Analyst and Supreme ...






Harvard president issues defense of affirmative action as lawsuit proceeds
Inside Higher Ed

Harvard goes on the attack to defend its affirmative action policies
The Boston Globe

More for harvard university admissions asian

Asian-Americans Sue Harvard for Admissions-Based Discrimination
https://studybreaks.com/news-politics/asian-americans-harvard-discrimination/
Apr 6, 2018 - In 2014, a group of Asian Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard, claiming theuniversity discriminated against their racial identities during ...

The Uncomfortable Truth About Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans
https://www.newyorker.com/.../the-uncomfortable-truth-about-affirmative-action-and-...
Aug 10, 2017 - ... in Massachusetts in 2014, a group representing Asian-Americans is claiming thatHarvard University's undergraduate-admissions practices ...


The Harvard Plan That Failed Asian Americans - Harvard Law Review
https://harvardlawreview.org/2017/12/the-harvard-plan-that-failed-asian-americans/
Dec 7, 2017 - While the number of Asian applicants has increased manifold in the last few ... where an internal committee found that “Asian American applicants have .... Instead, the Court has left thesequestions to university administrators on the .... and its own research “showed that more classes lackedAsian-American ... Their objection is to “negative action,” or unequal treatment in comparison to the white majority.

First, Asian Americans challenge the notion that they are overrepresented. The question of parity depends on the baseline for comparison: although Asians are overrepresented in relation to the general population, they tend to be the most underrepresented group when compared to the applicant pool. Studies show that Asians have the lowest acceptance rates of all racial groups

One study showed that in order to be admitted to certain selective institutions, Asian applicants needed to score — on the 1600 point scale of the “old SAT” — 140 points higher than whites, 270 points higher than Hispanics, and 450 points higher than African Americans if other factors are held equal.

Stanford, the Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, after an exhaustive internal investigation, conceded negative action against Asian applicants.  20. Dana Y. Takagi, The Retreat from Race 39–40 (1992).  Its 1986 report stated: “No factor we considered can explain completely the discrepancy in admission rates between Asian Americans and whites.” 21. Id.
Subconscious bias by admissions officers was likely the culprit, it concluded, but the Committee “elected not to investigate the bias because ‘the analysis required would be formidable.’” 22. Id. at 40.  A similar episode took place at Brown, where an internal committee found that “Asian American applicants have been treated unfairly in the admissions process.” 23. Id. at 29. Like Stanford, Brown maintained that the unequal treatment was unintentional and due to cultural bias. Karabel, supra note 19, at 501.  On the other hand, internal investigations at Cornell, Princeton, and Harvard did not find discrimination against Asian applicants.

1988, the U.S. Department of Education launched two high-profile civil rights investigations into Harvard and UCLA. After two years of review, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) cleared Harvard but found that UCLA had discriminated against Asian applicants. 25. Id. at 164.   OCR determined that UCLA’s graduate math program had not complied with Title VI because it had rejected Asian students whose qualifications were comparable to admitted white students. Per the OCR order, UCLA made “belated admissions offers” to the rejected students. 26. Id.  At Harvard too, OCR found that Asian students were admitted at significantly lower rates than similarly qualified white students. But Harvard’s preference for legacy applicants and recruited athletes explained the disparity. 






http://campusquest.blogspot.com/2018/06/harvard-asian-admissions-controversy.html



Monday, April 16, 2018

National Assessment of Educational Progress 2017 Results

National Assessment of Educational Progress 2017 Results


Minnesota above average on 'Nation's Report Card,' but gaps remain ...

https://www.mprnews.org/.../minnesota-above-average-on-nations-report-card-gaps-re...
5 days ago - Minnesota students scored above the national average on a test known as the "Nation's Report Card", according to 2017 results out Tuesday. ... Score gaps between students of color and white students are bigger in Minnesota than in the U.S. overall for most racial groups. Minnesota's white students ...

ACT Scores - Minnesota Office of Higher Education

https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=792
Minnesota student's average composite score of 21.5 (on a scale of 1 to 36) was higher than the national score of 21.0; and first among 17 states who had 100 percent of graduating class take the test. All student groups saw an increase in composite scores, with Black, Hispanic and Pacific Islanders each seeing a 0.5 point ...

Find your Minnesota school's math and reading test scores ...

www.startribune.com/find-your-minnesota-school-s-math...test-scores/388290262/
Aug 7, 2017 - ... across all grades, were included in the analysis; alternative learning and special education schools were not included. Schools were identified as “falling short” if the actual proficiency rate was 10 percentage points or more lower than the expected rate. Schools were classified as “better than expected” if ...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Houston Micheal Brown Admitted By Elite Colleges

Houston Micheal Brown Admitted By Elite Colleges --- ===


Houston's  Micheal Brown applied to 20 colleges including Harvard and Stanford and got into all of them with full expenses paid.   an impressive high school academic record (a 4.68 GPA, a 1540 on the SAT and a 34 on the ACT) [that's top 1% on either ACT or SAT] his high school half of students are at risk of dropping out.


From Stanford to Harvard, this Houston teen applied to 20 colleges — and got full rides to all of them


COURTESY BERTHINIA RUTLEDGE-BROW
Micheal Brown was accepted to all 20 colleges he applied to - with full scholarships to each.
By Amy B Wang WASHINGTON POST APRIL 02, 2018


WASHINGTON — Micheal Brown’s streak started in December, when the high school senior checked on his application status at Stanford University. He had applied there early — it was his top-choice college then — and fought off nerves as he sat down at a laptop, surrounded by his best friends and his mother.


When it came time to apply to college, Micheal had already achieved an impressive high school academic record (a 4.68 GPA, a 1540 on the SAT and a 34 on the ACT) to go with his extracurricular and volunteer activities. For his essays, he wrote about his late grandmother, as well as how much he loved politics ‘‘and how I would focus on making the world better in my future.’’

He applied to Stanford first, but also 19 other schools that he could see himself going to.
For example, a 90th percentile score means you scored higher than 90% of test takers. On the ACT, 34 and up is the 99th percentile. So if you score 34 or higher, you're in the top 1% of test takers! But exactly how many students earned a 33, 34,35, or 36 in 2017?Jan 17, 2018 How Many People Get a 34, 35, 36 on the ACT? Score Breakdown
https://blog.prepscholar.com/how-many-people-get-a-34-35-36-on-the-act-score-breakd..


The 15 Most Popular Colleges if your ACT score is above 30:

POPULARITY RANKCOLLEGEACT 25TH PERCENTILEACT 75TH PERCENTILEPAGEVIEWS ON NICHEOVERALL NICHE GRADEACCEPTANCE RATE
1
31
35
397,048
A+
5.0%
2
30
33
301,068
A+
16.6%
3
32
35
285,494
A+
5.6%
4
31
34
231,844
A+
28.5%
5
31
34
226,147
A+
10.2%
6
32
34
212,037
A+
16.7%
7
31
35
206,103
A+
6.7%

1540 SAT Score: Is this good? - PrepScholar
www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/scores/1540-SAT-score-is-this-good
1540 SAT Score Standings. Out of the 1.67 million test-takers, 15311 scored the same or higher than you. You can apply to 2254 colleges and have a good shot at getting admitted. You have a very low chance of getting into 105 with this score.=.009 or top 1%

African Immigrant Higher Education Levels

African Immigrant Higher Education Levels

 According to the 2000 Census, the rate of college diploma acquisition ishighest among Egyptian Americans at 59.7 percent, followed closely by Nigerian Americans at 58.6 percent.

References:

African immigrants are more educated than most — including people ... www.latimes.com/.../africa/la-fg-global-african-immigrants-explainer-20180112-story... Jan 12, 2018 - And on average, African immigrants are better educated that people born in the U.S. or the immigrant population as a whole. ... Applicants to the program must have completed the equivalent of a U.S. high school education or have at least two years of recent experience in any number of occupations, ...

Immigrants from Africa Boast Higher Education Levels Than Overall ... www.newamericaneconomy.org/.../immigrants-from-africa-boast-higher-education-le... Jan 11, 2018 - NEW YORK, NY – Today, New American Economy (NAE) released a report on the contributions of immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa to the U.S. economy. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of African immigrants in America more than doubled— rising from roughly 723,000 people to more than 1.7 ...

African Immigrants Are Better Educated Than Americans | HuffPost https://www.huffingtonpost.com/.../african-immigrants-are-better-educated-than-ameri... Jan 12, 2018 - African immigrants are better educated than native-born Americans. 42% of African immigrants have a bachelor's degree or higher; 33% of Americans do. Imm... ... Census data oneducational attainment of Americans: https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2016/demo/p20-578.pdf.

US-based African immigrants more educated - University World News www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2014101521150498 Oct 15, 2014 - No single African country makes up a majority of these immigrants, although four countries – Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt and Ghana – comprise 41% of the total. Educational attainment. TheAfrican foreign-born had a higher level of educational attainment than the total of those born overseas. The report said ...

African Immigrants and College Attainment - Inside Higher Ed https://www.insidehighered.com/.../2018/.../african-immigrants-and-college-attainmen... Jan 15, 2018 - President Trump's comments last week about immigrants from African nations have led to discussion of immigrants from different parts of the world. The Pew Research Center has studied the topic, and it found that black immigrants from Africa, aged 25 or older, are more likely than the U.S. population as a ... As African Immigration Has Grown, Education Level Has Declined https://cis.org/.../African-Immigration-Has-Grown-Education-Level-Has-Declined Jan 30, 2018 - However, as Table 1 and Figure 1 show, the education level of Sub-Saharan African immigrants has declined significantly relative to native-born Americans. As recently as 1990, theseimmigrants were more likely to have completed high school than natives, and were more than twice as likely as natives to ...

Africa Is Sending Us Its Best and Brightest - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/.../africa-is-sending-us-its-best-and-brightest Jan 12, 2018 - Or consider Nigerian-Americans, Nigeria being the most populous nation in Africa. Theireducation levels are among the very highest in the U.S., above those of Asians, with 17 percent of Nigerian migrants having a master's degree. In addition, about three-quarters of African migrants speak English, and ...

  It Isn't Just Asian Immigrants Who Excel in the U.S. - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/.../it-isn-t-just-asian-immigrants-who-excel-in-the-u-s- Oct 13, 2015 - By many measures, African immigrants are as far ahead of American whites in theeducational achievement as whites are ahead of African-Americans. That education translates intohigher household income. Nigerian-Americans, for instance, have a median household income well above the American ...

African immigration to the United States - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_immigration_to_the_United_States Jump to Educational attainment - African immigrants to the US are among the most educated groups in the United States. Some 48.9 ... According to the 2000 Census, the rate of college diploma acquisition ishighest among Egyptian Americans at 59.7 percent, followed closely by Nigerian Americans at 58.6 percent.

Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in the United States | migrationpolicy ... https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/sub-saharan-african-immigrants-united-states by S Pierce - ‎Related articlesJump to Age, Education, and Employment - Source: MPI tabulation of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 ACS. Sub-Saharan immigrants have much higher educational attainment compared to the overall foreign- and native-born populations. In 2015, 39 percent of sub-Saharan Africans (ages 25 and over) had a ..

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wall Street Journal College Rankings



JOURNAL REPORTS: COLLEGE RANKINGS
Harvard Takes Top Honors in WSJ/THE College Rankings

By Douglas Belkin, Melissa Korn

Sep. 28, 2017 12:01 am ET


Schools in the Northeast dominate the top 10, with six Ivies making the cut.


Appeared in the September 27, 2017, print edition as 'Harvard Takes Top Honors.'





WSJ/THE College Rankings Emphasize—and Why


Graduates’ financial success and schools’ academic resources get the most weight, but you can customize the rankings with your own weightings.

SEP. 26, 2017
The Best Public Colleges in the U.S.
UCLA, Michigan, UNC lead the way among state schools in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

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Where College Students Are Most Inspired by Their Peers
In the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings, students at these colleges said their experiences were strongly shaped by others.

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Colleges That Prioritize Internships
Kettering University, Endicott College top the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education list of schools that students feel do best at providing career preparation through internships.

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Colleges Where Students Feel Challenged
Dordt College in Iowa and Texas Christian University rank highest in terms of student engagement in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education list.

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Biggest Surprises in the WSJ/THE College Rankings
Smaller schools excelled in some areas where the top schools lagged behind.

SEP. 26, 2017
Explore the Full WSJ/THE College Rankings With Our Searchable Tool (paywall)
How did your school do? Search and compare colleges, and re-calculate the rankings with the categories most important to you.
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#21 Vanderbilt University 37.4/40 25.5/30 17.4/20 5.0/10 85.3/100 Compare
#22 Williams College 38.2/40 24.5/30 15.8/20 6.6/10 85.0/100 Compare
#23 Amherst College 37.5/40 24.1/30 15.4/20 7.4/10 84.4/100 Compare
#24 University of Notre Dame 37.0/40 24.4/30 17.1/20 4.6/10 83.1/100 Compare
#25 University of California, Los Angeles 36.7/40 19.8/30 16.9/20 8.8/10 82.2/100 Compare
#26 Pomona College 33.1/40 24.9/30 16.3/20 7.8/10 82.1/100 Compare
#27 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 37.6/40 21.0/30 17.3/20 6.0/10 81.8/100 Compare
#28 Wellesley College 33.0/40 24.3/30 16.6/20 7.1/10 81.1/100 Compare
#29 New York University 32.8/40 23.4/30 17.1/20 7.7/10 81.0/100 Compare
#30 Swarthmore College 32.2/40 24.2/30 17.3/20 7.2/10 80.9/100
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#75 Grinnell College 26.1/40 23.2/30 15.2/20 6.4/10 71.0/100 Compare
#75 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh campus 31.4/40 18.4/30 16.5/20 4.7/10 71.0/100 Compare
#77 Mount Holyoke College 25.4/40 22.1/30 16.4/20 7.0/10 70.9/100 Compare
#78 Macalester College 27.3/40 22.1/30 15.8/20 5.6/10 70.8/100 Compare
#79 Trinity University 24.8/40 22.5/30 17.0/20 6.3/10 70.6/100 Compare
#80 Michigan State University 31.6/40 15.8/30 17.3/20 5.8/10 70.5/100
Southern Methodist University 27.1/40 20.7/30 17.1/20 5.6/10 70.4/100 Compare
#82 University of Maryland, College Park 34.0/40 13.1/30 16.7/20 6.5/10 70.3/100 Compare
#83 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 28.6/40 20.0/30 16.3/20 5.3/10 70.2/100 Compare
#84 Denison University 26.7/40 21.6/30 16.2/20 5.5/10 70.0/100 Compare
#84 Drexel University 25.7/40 20.3/30 17.0/20 6.9/10 70.0/100 Compare
#84 College of the Holy Cross 29.3/40 21.3/30 15.8/20 3.6/10 70.0/100 Compare
#87 Brandeis University 26.4/40 21.8/30 15.7/20 5.9/10 69.9/100 Compare
#87 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 29.5/40 18.8/30 15.0/20 6.6/10 69.9/100 Compare
#89 Franklin & Marshall College 27.5/40 22.3/30 15.3/20 4.4/10 69.6/100 Compare
#89 University of Washington-Seattle 27.9/40 17.6/30 16.7/20 7.4/10 69.6/100
#91 Occidental College 27.3/40 20.4/30 14.9/20 6.9/10 69.5/100 Compare
#92 Union College 28.8/40 21.6/30 15.2/20 3.7/10 69.3/100 Compare
#93 Scripps College 24.5/40 22.4/30 15.6/20 6.7/10 69.1/100 Compare
#93 Texas A&M University-College Station 30.9/40 14.6/30 17.9/20 5.8/10 69.1/100 Compare
#93 Trinity College 26.2/40 22.2/30 15.5/20 5.2/10 69.1/100 Compare
#96 University of Denver 27.3/40 19.8/30 16.3/20 5.2/10 68.6/100 Compare
#96 Kenyon College 27.3/40 22.0/30 15.7/20 3.6/10 68.6/100 Compare
#98 Bentley University 29.3/40 17.3/30 15.9/20 5.8/10 68.3/100 Compare
#99 University of California, Santa Barbara 30.0/40 14.0/30 16.5/20 7.6/10 68.1/100 Compare
#100 William & Mary 30.1/40 17.8/30 15.6/20 4.5/10 68.0/100


SEP. 26, 2017
Public Universities Do Best When It Comes to Diversity
State schools in major cities bring in a racially and socioeconomically diverse student body, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings.

SEP. 26, 2017
The Colleges Whose Graduates Do Best Financially
Where schools rank in the WSJ/Times Higher Education survey on graduation rates, income, debt and reputation.

JUNE 16, 2017
Stanford Stays Atop Revised College Ranking
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2016 were revised to remove student-loan repayment as a factor, resulting in a shuffling of the leaderboard