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White House Agrees With Concerns In Michigan Over Cost Of College

White House officials say they welcome a letter sent to President Obama last week by the president of the University of Michigan…Mary Sue Coleman. In the letter Coleman praises the Obama Administration for pushing the importance of higher education…but criticizes the lack of funding for colleges on the state and federal level. The Special Assistant to the President for Education on the White House Domestic Policy Council is Roberto Rodriguez…a Grand Rapids native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. He told WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that Coleman raises some very valid points…