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  • NACE Provides Senate HELP Committee With Comments on Higher Education Affordability Act

    NACE Executive Director Marilyn Mackes provided comments to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions regarding the Higher Education Affordability Act in August 2014.

    Mackes provided the committee with information about NACE’s First-Destination Survey initiative, shared the standards and protocols developed for that initiative, and laid out the reasoning behind the association’s opposition to a scorecard “where one school will be inevitability ranked against another on the school’s ‘performance’ as defined by its graduates’ success in the labor market.” She noted that NACE prefers “higher education institutions collect and disseminate this information based on national standards rather than creating an extensive government program to obtain the data.”

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    Posted August 2014