It seems President Bush and Nancy Pelosi can agree on one thing: their care for America’s young people seeking opportunities for higher education. A new law that Congress approved and Bush signed will make college more affordable for low-income and middle class students:
The new law achieves a goal Bush shares with lawmakers: boosting aid for needy students. The action allows both the Bush administration and Congress to say they have done something to ease the burden of paying for college, a popular political priority.
While Bush originally had some qualms about the legislation, he eventually came around:
Pelosi even said she was "pleased" with Bush’s actions! Imagine? Let’s hope for more bipartisan initiatives in the near future.