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Government wants to start rating colleges
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President Obama wants the government to start rating colleges and universities, and one administration official said it would be no more difficult than evaluating kitchen appliances. “It’s like rating a blender,” Jamienne Studley, a deputy undersecretary at the Education Department, was quoted as saying to a group of college presidents after a meeting in the department’s Washington headquarters in November, according to several who were present. “This is not so hard to get your mind around.”