His mother got him up before dawn to do school
work. She knew what it meant for his future. With hard work and student aid, his life was
transformed. Today, higher education means even more for
the middle class. Giving young people the chance to compete
like he did. So he doubled funding for college grants,
kept federal student loan payments, passed the largest college tax credit ever. For their future and ours. I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message.