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President Obama Signs Kline Student Loan Legislation into Law

Today President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act (also known as the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act as amended by the Senate).

“I’m pleased to join President Obama in the Oval Office for the signing of H.R. 1911. This is a great day – not just for students and their families, but for all Americans,” said House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN), who along with Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) introduced H.R. 1911 in May. “Seeing this bipartisan proposal become law reminds us of what can be accomplished through hard work, compromise, and faith in the legislative process. I look forward to building upon this success as we work toward other shared goals, including raising the bar in the nation’s classrooms by revamping federal K-12 law, strengthening job training opportunities for American workers, and improving college affordability and access through the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.”

To learn more about H.R. 1911, click here.

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