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Biden Talks College Costs During Central Ohio Visit
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Vice President Joe Biden is stressing at an Ohio event that a higher education continues to be worthwhile despite its high cost during tough economic times.
Biden spoke Thursday to almost 800 people at Lincoln High School in Gahanna.
The vice president says a college education is part of the American dream that should not recede.
The administration notes that more than two-thirds of Ohio college students take out loans to pay for school, and they graduate with an average debt of over $27,000.
Biden’s Ohio visit with Education Secretary Arne Duncan is their second stop to a presidential battleground state in as many months to talk about college affordability.
Duncan says a higher education has never been more important, though has never been more expensive.
Click the play button above to hear a full report from Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles.