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Rubio proposes higher education overhaul

mistermilo Wrote: Feb 10, 2014 9:54 AM
Rubio is more of a socialist than Obama!!

MIAMI (AP) — Possible presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio called Monday for overhauling the nation's higher education system to close an "opportunity gap" between Americans with and without advanced degrees.

The Florida Republican said the reforms should include state-accredited alternatives to four-year colleges, income-based terms for repaying college loans and new standards for accrediting free Internet courses.

"Those with the right advanced education are making more money than ever. But those who are not are falling farther and farther behind," Rubio said at an education forum at Miami Dade College. "The result is an opportunity gap developing between haves and have-nots, those who...