Senators Introduce College Affordability And Accountability Bill
The issue of college affordability and accountability, briefly mentioned by President Obama during last Tuesday’s State of the Union Address, remains a topic of interest for lawmakers in Congress. Three Democratic senators have taken the latest step to address concerns in this area by introducing the College Affordability and Innovation Act of 2014, a bill that seeks to establish benchmarks for college access, affordability and outcomes. The bill also proposes a competitive grant program to fund a series of pilot programs at a handful of institutions that wish to test innovative higher education programs.
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