Obama unveils plans for rating colleges by cost, but proposal is criticized by GOP, educators

  • Article by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 22, 2013 - 6:10 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on their affordability and perhaps be used to allocate federal financial aid.

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