‘New College Compact’ Proposal From Hillary Clinton Offers Billions To Historically Black Colleges

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This week, Hillary Clinton announced her $350 billion proposal, ‘New College Compact,’ as part of her platform in the 2016 presidential elections. In addition to lowering costs of education for American college students, the plan specifically targets historically Black colleges and universities by promising them $25 billion to help lower and middle class families. The proposal outlines strategies for reducing student debt and for cutting interest rates to bar banks from profiting off of student loans. Read more on the development at The Root.

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