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No Love for Accreditation
June 14, 2013
When lawmakers do sit down to rewrite the Higher Education Act, accreditation will be under a particularly harsh spotlight. That was clear at a hearing Thursday of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s subcommittee on higher education and workforce training. Members of Congress of both parties seemed to agree more with the critics, saying they were skeptical that traditional accreditation was flexible enough to respond to new developments in higher education.