College Cost at a Glance

PPI Senior Fellow Paul Weinstein lauds the White House’s creation of the College Scorecard:

If you haven’t yet, you should check out the new version of the College Scorecard launched by the White House this week.  The Scorecard is an example of the power of the President to act without Congress and the potential of “open” information to address social and economic problems—in this case the ability of colleges and universities to raise prices with little impact (to date) on demand, at a time when family incomes remain flat and more and more students are walking away after four or more years of college without degrees, without jobs, and with lots of debt.

Read the full piece at GovStud.