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Education Issues

President Clinton spoke to Mission High School students about the importance of education in the U.S. He said the tradition in Latino communities of… read more

President Clinton spoke to Mission High School students about the importance of education in the U.S. He said the tradition in Latino communities of dropping out of high school to earn money for family upkeep no longer makes sense. He pointed out that this may “...hurt your family and hurt your future....” The president also announced a Fiscal Year 1999 budget proposal which would include a $70 million funding increase for college work-study programs, among other education initiatives, such as Hope scholarships, education IRAs and increased Pell Grants. close

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Program ID:
97989-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Mission, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Jan 09, 1998 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 1998 | 1:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 09, 1998 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1998 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1998 | 11:45am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1998 | 5:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 20, 1998 | 1:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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