NEW YORK TIMES - OP ED
A quick one day turnaround piece for the NYT about Obama's plan to enable low-income students to attend college- while well meaning- is deeply flawed and won't work. This is primarily because the ranking system employed to gauge any given college's ability to graduate a low income student is inherently oversimplified and utterly useless. In essence, the metric to evaluate a college supportive of low-income students is flawed.
You can read the article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/the-wrong-college-ratings.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Thanks to Matt Dorfman for the brilliant art direction.