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Audio: UVM Admissions Discusses Obama’s Proposed ‘Value Rating System’ for Colleges on VPR

Admissions coordinator Susan Wertheimer joins admissions representatives from other Vermont colleges to discuss President Obama’s new proposal to rate colleges based on their “value.” The details aren’t out yet, but the basic idea is to determine federal aid by assessing colleges based on financial outcomes. Wertheimer and others express confidence in the face of the financial-focused scrutiny, while also raising the importance of other aspects of the term “value.” Listen to the story…