The Republican war on colleges

Much of the noise being made by Republicans is political at heart. But right-leaning think tanks — and even some policymakers — are focused on making colleges more accountable for students’ economic outcomes.

Accreditation reforms could be where these two goals intersect.

Republicans “have historically thought of education as a training ground for employment,” said Beth Akers, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

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