CSUDH Hosts College Affordability Plan Forum

  • 11/01/2013
  • Reporters Desk

Carson — California State University Dominguez Hills has been selected to host a U.S. Department of Education open forum on President Barack Obama’s College Affordability Initiative, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6, in the Loker Student Union Ballroom.

This will be an opportunity for the public to provide feedback on Obama’s higher education plan, which was announced in August.

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other Department of Education officials will facilitate the forum. They will be seeking input on the three components of the initiative: paying for performance; promoting innovation and competition; and ensuring that student debt remains affordable, as well as the development of a college ratings system.

Registration is requested at least three days prior by sending an e-mail to collegefeedback@ed.gov with the subject “Open Forum Registration.” Walk-in registrations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Details: www.ed.gov/college-completion
Venue: The Loker Student Union
Location: 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson

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