Published on May 2nd, 2013 | by Ramzey Zbeida
Don’t Price Students Out of an Education
President Lyndon Johnson said, “Poverty must not be a bar to learning, and learning must offer an escape from poverty.” As students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, President Johnson’s commitment to accessible education holds particular significance for us. Without financial aid, including student loans, education would be inaccessible for many of us. Even those who work their way through school or have spouses who work could never afford school without state and federal financial assistance.
This op-ed was also published by The Austin-American Statesman.