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Bolstering Education, to a Degree

In the White House and on Capitol Hill, the president spurs action intended to get colleges to focus on diversifying student bodies andproducing more grads from the ranks of the low income and minorities.

Student Troy Simon (C) and US first lady Michelle Obama (R) listens while US President Barack Obama speaks during an event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. The White House held the event to encourage public and private groups to help expand access to higher education in the United States. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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