Universities await signs of Obama’s intentions

“… During his presidential campaign, he promised to create a new tax credit towards tuition fees for university students and their parents worth $4,000 (£2,700), in exchange for a commitment from each student to conduct 100 hours of community service. And he has pledged to streamline the application process for financial aid, a relatively uncontroversial idea that was also supported by his Republican opponent, John McCain. But the biggest question remains whether President Obama will siphon part of his proposed near-trillion-dollar economic stimulus plan to help the universities …” (more)

[Jon Marcus, THE, 20 January]


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