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Higher Education: Expert Views of U.S. Accreditation

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Tests/Assessments

https://www.gao.gov/assets/690/689171.pdf

The U.S. government provided more than $125 billion in FY 2016 to help students pay for higher education.  This report examines the strengths and challenges of the current U.S. accreditation system in overseeing the academic quality of institutions and potential approaches for improving the system’s oversight of academic quality.  From the Government Accountability Office