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Obama's Big Plan For Little Colleges

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Obama's Big Plan For Little Colleges

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Obama's Big Plan For Little Colleges

Obama's Big Plan For Little Colleges

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President Obama announced a $12 billion plan this week to help the nation's struggling community colleges. It's the federal government's biggest effort to boost access to higher education since the original GI bill after World War II.

Host Scott Simon talks with NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez about Obama's plan to increase enrollment at community colleges and other developments in higher education this week.