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  • "Exceptional Schools" and "Train Wrecks": Breitbart Breaks the Story on ISI's New College Rankings

    August 10, 2011
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    "Higher Education Bubble: Choosing the Right College"
    BigGovernment.comAugust 10, 2011

    In an exclusive report, Andrew Breitbart’s breaks the story of a new system of college rankings produced by ISI and the editors of Choosing the Right College. ISI ranks “10 Exceptional Schools” . . . and “10 Train Wrecks.”

    As notes, ISI’s report, “Rating America’s Colleges: A Ranking of Academic Excellence and Intellectual Freedom on Campus,”
    does “something radically different” from popular college rankings such as that of U.S. News and World Report: ISI “assess[es] ‘how well (or badly) a school does at providing the classic “liberal education” suited to a free citizen and a well-rounded adult.’ ”

    Want to see ISI’s complete ranking of “10 Exceptional Schools” and ”10 Train Wrecks”? Go to

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