Obama bus tour to focus on higher ed

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

President Obama will present proposals for reducing the cost of higher education during a Northeastern bus tour next week, the latest in a series of summertime campaign-style economic events from the White House.

“The president will lay out some ideas he has about other things we can do to make sure that there is an access to a quality college education beyond just making sure student have the resources they need to borrow the money to afford it," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday in Martha's Vineyard.

The tour on Thursday and Friday of next week will include stops in New York's Buffalo, Syracuse and Binghamton, and a still yet to be determined town in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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