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Fri September 6, 2013

Students, Experts React To Obama's College Aid Plan

Northeastern student Jasmin Matos
Northeastern student Jasmin Matos
Credit Kirk Carapezza / WGBH

It's been two weeks since President Obama proposed his sweeping plan to make college more affordable. Now, low-income students and their advocates are urging Congress to support it.

The president wants to create a college rating system that ties federal financial aid to colleges' performance outcomes, including their ability to increase access for nontraditional students.

Reactions to Obama's plan to rank colleges have been mixed.

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