The national discussion about student loan debt and rising college costs centers on one key question: Are colleges preparing students for the labor market? With that in mind, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, released the third edition of its Leaders & Laggards series, "A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education".The report measures two-year and four-year colleges in all 50 states on six criteria often overlooked by other assessment methods: Student access & success; efficiency & cost-effectiveness; meeting labor market demand, transparency & accountability; policy environment; and innovation. 
See more at icw.uschamber.com.

The national discussion about student loan debt and rising college costs centers on one key question: Are colleges preparing students for the labor market? With that in mind, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, released the third edition of its Leaders & Laggards series, "A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education".

The report measures two-year and four-year colleges in all 50 states on six criteria often overlooked by other assessment methods: Student access & success; efficiency & cost-effectiveness; meeting labor market demand, transparency & accountability; policy environment; and innovation.

See more at icw.uschamber.com.

06/20/12 at 8:04pm