In a speech at the University of Michigan, President Obama calls for rewarding colleges that do best at keeping tuition under control and graduating students. Those who do not perform well could see funding cut.
A new initiative calls on colleges and universities to ask and answer the question, “Are students learning?” at their institutions. It’s a question that employers ask about college graduates all the time.
New York threatens to strip some funding from struggling schools that don't install new systems for evaluating teachers. As states roll out new evaluation systems, teachers and administrators are often at odds over how to measure good teaching.