Author: Jonathan Robe

Jonathan Robe is the Administrative Director at The Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

CBS MoneyWatch Misuses Our Data

Not too long ago CBS MoneyWatch published a list titled “25 Schools with the Worst Professors,” using data which we at the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) had gathered from evaluations published on (RMP). We strongly believe that this list of 25 schools is a complete misrepresentation of our work. While it […]

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Student Loans to Cost at Least $35 Billion More Than Expected

Buried in a new Congressional Budget Office report is the revelation that the CBO now thinks federal student loans will add $35 billion more to the deficit in the next ten years than it previously thought. “The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2023,” released this week, details the changes in the CBO’s […]

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Reducing the Cost of College

How many different ways are there for colleges to cut costs? A lot. At the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, we have identified 25 such ways in a book-length study. In Part 1, focusing on Using Lower Cost Alternatives, released Wednesday, we offered the following 5 suggestions for college and university administrators and public […]

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