Making Higher Education More Affordable

The President signs legislation to finalize health reform and to improve access to higher education by reforming student loans and making investments in community colleges and minority institutions.

President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy talk on the South Lawn sidewalk following their private dinner in the White House Residence, March 30, 2010. An interpreter stands with them.

President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy talk on the South Lawn sidewalk following their private dinner in the White House Residence, March 30, 2010. An interpreter stands with them.

President Barack Obama meets with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France in the Oval Office, March 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama meets with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France in the Oval Office, March 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with advisors for a health care implementation meeting in the Oval Office, March 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with advisors for a health care implementation meeting in the Oval Office, March 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama walks towards the Oval Office, after returning to the White House from Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va., March 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama walks towards the Oval Office, after returning to the White House from Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va., March 30, 2010.

Dr. Jill Biden on Good News for Higher Education

Dr. Jill Biden, lifelong educator and wife of Vice President Joe Biden, gives parents some good news about how the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act makes college more affordable. Learn more at http://www.whitehouse.gov/StudentAid.

President Barack Obama and the First Family mark the beginning of Passover with a Seder with friends and staff in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, March 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama and the First Family mark the beginning of Passover with a Seder with friends and staff in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, March 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama marks the beginning of Passover with a Seder with friends and staff in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, March 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama marks the beginning of Passover with a Seder with friends and staff in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, March 29, 2010.

Recovery Act Tax Savings Tool

Did you know that there are more than a dozen Recovery Act tax cuts working families can take advantage of this tax season? Check out this online tool and find out how much you can save. (Public Domain)

President Barack Obama fills out his 2010 Census form in the Oval Office, March 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama fills out his 2010 Census form  in the Oval Office, March 29, 2010.