Press Release/Statement | February 26, 2009

President Obama’s Budget Would Make College More Affordable

President Obama’s fiscal year 2010 budget offers a bold and welcome new approach to student aid and will help make higher education more affordable for millions of students and families. It takes major steps towards aligning our financial aid system with what students really need to succeed in college. By focusing on what works best for students and for taxpayers, our nation will be well positioned to dramatically increase the number of Americans who both start and complete a certificate or degree, and who do so without excessive student debt.

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