Monday, August 4, 2008

Secretary of Education Speaks Out Against New Grant Programs

Via Chronicle, Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has spoken out against the more than 60 new grant programs (read: not private loan subsidies, but direct grants to students) contained in the Higher Ed Reauthorization Act. The Bush administration has called the programs “new, costly, and duplicative.” The president is, however, expected to sign the legislation into law. Because we wouldn't want to be happy about giving students money for college or anything.

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