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ranksteering
 n.— «Even more alarming is what many critics refer to as “ranksteering,” which occurs when schools specifically tailor administrative decisions to move higher up on the list. The rankings encourage more per-student spending because it makes up 10 percent of a school’s score.» —“College ranking needs reform” by University of Minnesota Minnesota Daily (Minneapolis/St. Paul) Mar. 26, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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