Millions of students nationwide breathed a sigh of relief this week when after months of political theater, Congress announced a tentative deal to prevent student loan rates from doubling. While knowing that the rate will stay at 3.4 percent for another year is good news, such partisan wrangling over higher education is, according to a recent national poll by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, out of step with what most Americans believe. Carnegie found that a full 76 percent of Americans believe access to higher education should be a right and 67 percent believe that the cost of college is the greatest barrier to that access.
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Cobbieâ€™s Sauce Gives Back Through a Family Recipe
â€śYou have to constantly give your best and raise the bar personally and professionally. We see this played out daily at the Shepherd Center, which continues to make a difference in our daily lives.â€ť -Betty Hulse
- Cobbieâ€™s Sauce Gives Back Through a Family Recipe
DoGooder Taste Test
Aspiring foodie, Lianne McLaughlin, whips up our healthy recipes to find out if they taste as good as they look. This week’s recipe: Pumpkin Soup.
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