Poll Finds Opposition to 'Unit Record' Plan

A majority of Americans oppose a plan to create a database that would track individual students' educational progress, according to polling data released by a national higher-education group that is dead set against the proposal.

The poll, which was commissioned by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, showed that 62 percent of Americans opposed the creation of a system that would allow the government to track individual students' academic, financial-aid,