Presidential Remarks on Community Colleges

President Obama spoke about the role of community colleges, and proposed an American Graduation Initiative. The program would provide… read more

President Obama spoke about the role of community colleges, and proposed an American Graduation Initiative. The program would provide $12 billion for community colleges and add 5 million new graduates by 2020. He said the program would aid in economic recovery and offer training to millions of students who cannot afford four-year universities and opportunity to older workers who need new skills.  close

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White House Event
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Warren, Michigan, United States
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Jul 15, 2009

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  • Jul 15, 2009 | 12:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 15, 2009 | 4:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 2009 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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