Let’s Make College Affordable

Join Secretary Arne Duncan and White House Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes at 5:30 pm ET today for a live video chat on making college more affordable.  They will discuss the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act and the Obama Administration’s efforts to reform student lending.

Watch the discussion at WhiteHouse.gov/live.

Watch and join the chat through Facebook.

Read Secretary Duncan’s op-ed on direct student loans.

Read about the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.

Read a blog post by Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy, about President Obama’s plan to  dramatically expand financial aid for America’s college-going students and restructure student aid programs to make them simpler, more efficient, and more reliable.

WhiteHouse.gov is featuring education each day this week in its blog.  See more blog posts on education.