Arne Duncan And The State Of College Debt

On Thursday, February 4, the Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, held a conference call with college journalists to discuss President Obama's plans for education funding.

Duncan says that by shifting savings into early childhood education, foundations are set for later educational success. "We want to be supporting students from birth until the ultimate goal of graduating from a two- or four-year college institution," Duncan said. The legislature would also increase Pell Grants and Perkins loans.

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