Program Success Barack Obama Special Edition - Page 15

Education Barack Obama has repeatedly increased funding for student financial aid, and at the same time President Obama greets Arjan Singh, Marshal of the Indian Air Force, at the At Home Reception on the Central Law n of Mughal Garden in New Delhi cut the banks completely out of the process.  He completely reformed the student loan program, to make it possible for students to refinance at a lower rate.   Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, he invested heavily in elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.   This includes a major expansion of broadband availability in K-12 schools nationwide, as well as an expansion in school construction. Also through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, he put $5 billion into early education, including Head Start. Signed the Post-9/11 GI Bill, also known as GI Bill 2.0. He oversaw expansion of the Pell Grants program, to expand opportunity for low-income students to go to college. He passed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which provided an extra $12.2 billion in funds.  President Obama and Prime Minister Abe participate in a bilateral meeting. Improving the Economy Preventing Depression. Barack Obama pushed through and signed the  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, otherwise known as “The Stimulus Package,” despite the fact that not one Republican voted for that bill. In addition, he launched, so that taxpayers could track spending from the Act.   In his first year, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act created and sustained 2.1 million jobs and stimulated the economy 3.5%. Mrs. Abe, Mrs. Obama, Prime Minister Abe and President Obama wave from the Blue Room Balcony. PROGRAM SUCCESS MAGAZINE PAGE: 15 | MAY 2015