HIS PLAN: MORE HARM THAN GOOD?

Here comes Bill Clinton, a self-proclaimed "education junkie," to the rescue. Riding on the national wave of anxiety about college costs and growing concerns about the state of education, the President has unveiled a $50 billion proposal to make higher education more affordable and to increase enrollment by giving tax breaks, tuition grants and scholarships. The centerpiece of this plan is the Hope Scholarship, modeled after Georgia's successful lottery-funded program, which would give a tax credit of $1,500 to families in each of the first two years their child attends college, earns at least a B average and stays off drugs....

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