TITLE

THE OLD COLLEGE TRY

AUTHOR(S)
Risen, Clay
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;12/1/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 22/23, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Awards Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean a "C" for his proposal for a $7 billion infusion of financial aid by the U.S. government in the form of $10,000 loan/grant packages to students who pledge in the eighth grade to prepare for college. Charge that the plan does little to stop tuition inflation; Comment by New Hampshire newspaper "The Union-Ledger" on the proposal.
ACCESSION #
11476650

 

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