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US bid to keep tabs on tuition irks colleges

Schools object to proposal to rank their cost increases

By Kaitlin Bell
Globe Correspondent / August 16, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Colleges are accustomed to being ranked on the basis of everything from the quality of their libraries to the vibrancy of campus party scenes. But a proposal to have the federal government compare schools by how much they increase tuition has administrators and higher-education groups objecting. (Full article: 1189 words)

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