White House Office Hours: College Affordability
06:36 PM EST
Ed. Note: At 11:05 a.m. ET tomorrow, the President will discuss his plan to make college more affordable at the University at Buffalo. You can watch his remarks live at wh.gov/a-better-bargain.
A college education continues to be the ticket to the middle class. More and more, well-paying jobs require education or training after high school. But, despite President Obama's historic investments in college affordability since taking office, the cost of college has been growing out of reach for decades, and students and their families are taking on more of the costs.
This week, President Obama will be on the road to talk about an ambitious new agenda to make college more affordable, tackle rising costs, and improve value for students and their families. Back at the White House, senior staff will be on hand to answer your questions on Twitter.
Have questions about the President's plan? Tomorrow, Thursday, August 22nd at 1:00 p.m. ET join us for a session of White House Office Hours with Deputy Communications Director Katie Beirne-Fallon and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council James Kvaal. During a live Q&A on Twitter they will answer your questions about President Obama's plan to keep the cost of college within reach for middle-class families.
Here are the details:
- Ask your questions now and during the live event on Twitter with the hashtag #WHChat
- Follow the Q&A live through the @WHLive and @Katie44 Twitter accounts
- If you miss the live Q&A, the full session will be posted on WhiteHouse.gov and Storify.com/WhiteHouse
Take a few minutes to learn more about the President's plan, and then join us for Office Hours on Twitter with Katie Beirne-Fallon and James Kvaal on Thursday, August 22nd at 1:00 p.m. ET.