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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Remarks by the President at Signing of Presidential Memorandum, A Student Aid Bill of Rights

Oval Office

10:13 A.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT:  This is an opportunity to get a head start on what we’re going to be talking about down in Atlanta, Georgia. One of the things that’s been uppermost on my mind is how do we make sure that every young person in this country who is willing to put in the effort can afford to go to college.  And as part of that overall process we’re going to be talking today about a Student Bill of Rights. 

This is part of it.  It’s an executive action that we’re able to take to streamline and improve the manner in which the federal government interacts with students when it comes to student loans, and it will be part of a broader overview that I talk about while we’re in Atlanta.

(The presidential memorandum is signed.) 

All right.  There you go. 

Thank you, everybody.  Let’s get on the plane.  Thank you.

10:14 A.M. EDT