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Comments on the Framework for the Proposed Postsecondary Institution Ratings System

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Comments on the Framework for the Proposed Postsecondary Institution Ratings System

February 18, 2015

Comments to the Department of Education on the framework released in December 2014 for the Obama administration's proposed Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS).

The 26 associations endorsing the comments outline a series of concerns with the feasibility of PIRS and the serious danger of unintended consequences.

Along with ACE, associations signing the comments include:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American College Personnel Association
  • American Dental Education Association
  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Association of Governing Boards
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council of Regional Accrediting Associations
  • EDUCAUSE
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
  • NASPA-Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • UNCF
  • University Professional and Continuing Education Association

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