December 19, 2013
Another criticism of Obama's plan is that it would widen the gap between wealthy and non-wealthy schools, as the former have the money to attract the best students and the latter don't. If School X has $1 billion to spend on itself and attracting students and School Y doesn't, then School X stands a much better chance of drawing students who are well-prepared, balanced, and likelier to land good jobs after graduation than School Y. School X is also likelier to have a large endowment fund that can help out students than School Y, which is another drawing factor upon application.
While the details of the plan are many and complex, it's still important to understand how each part works before criticizing the whole. US News has published an article pointing out 5 potential flaws with the plan, while the Share