Senator says government should “cut required information down to size” and then enable others to “make it useful”

information-HEDU.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on May 6 said that the government has done a better job of collecting information from colleges and universities than it has in sharing that information with students, and suggested that the federal government should enable its dissemination, rather than try to do it itself.

“How do we encourage the dissemination of this information in useful ways? Our temptation often is, ‘well here’s a problem, we’ll fix it.’ And we don’t...

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Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura