November 30, 2007
U.S. Review of Accreditors May Produce a Showdown
Bush administration is expected to push colleges for more accountability
A dispute over the federal agency charged with reviewing college accreditors may come to a boil at a key review session next month, when the waning Bush administration will have one of its highest-profile chances to try to force colleges to do more to demonstrate how well they help students learn.
The federal agency is scheduled to assess five of the six main regional accreditation bodies and decide if they