Duncan, Barnes Answer Questions from College Students

Last week Secretary Arne Duncan and White House Director of Domestic Policy Melody Barnes participated in a live chat with HuffPost College.

They answered a number of questions, including…

  • How does the White House plan to encourage high school minority students to pursue higher education?
  • How can the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, which takes effect in 2014, help students who are in college today?
  • What can the federal government do about the ever-increasing cost of higher education?
  • Questions came from HuffPost College‚Äôs network of college newspaper sites across the U.S.

    Watch a video of the interview, or read the transcript.

    ED Staff