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Education / Campaign '96 / Clinton's Tax Credit / Georgia's Hope Scholarships #167294

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 04, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Announcement by President Clinton of a new proposal for a tax credit for attending college featured. [At Princeton University, CLINTON - outlines a tax credit for education for anyone.] How the 7 billion would be funded cited. [Presidential candidate Senator Bob DOLE - responds.] The serious issue of broad Republican tax cuts versus the narrower Democratic offering aimed at the middle class noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The growing rate of the cost of college reported; projected statistics cited.

(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) Georgia's Hope scholarship program that does not cost the taxpayers because it is paid for by the state lottery examined. [Hope scholar Mark KAASA, Georgia University system Chancellor Stephen PORTCH, two college STUDENTS - comment on the program.] The dramatic impact of the scholarship program reviewed.

Chase, Rebecca;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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