Hillary Clinton
Democrat

Hillary Clinton's policies onEducation

General
1 Provide grants to states that ensure no student should borrow for tuition at 4-year public colleges and universities 0
2 Provide tuition-free community college 0
3 Significantly cut the interest rate on student loans 0
4 Support private colleges, including Minority Serving Institutions, working to improve affordability and student outcomes 0
5 Provide robust educational benefits for those who serve their country 0
6 Strengthen and protect the GI bill's educational benefits 0
7 Expand AmeriCorps 0
8 Make income-based repayment simple and universal 0
9 Extend the American Opportunity Tax Credit ensuring that middle-class families avoid a tax increase of up to $2,500 per year 0
10 Increase college enrollment by simplifying the FAFSA 0
11 Push colleges to raise graduation rates 0
12 Provide added support for rebooting careers and participating in lifelong learning 0
13 Ensure that accreditation does not stifle innovation and keep out promising new entrants 0
14 Ensure that for-profit schools adequately support students to complete their degrees and prepare students for work 0
15 Crack down on law-breaking for-profit colleges 0
16 Require colleges to be transparent with their graduation rates, earnings, and debts 0
17 Enable borrowers locked in at high interest rates to cut their rates by refinancing at the current federal rate for student loans 0
18 Consolidate the four income-based repayment programs into a single program 0
19 Simplify the arcane loan consolidation process 0
20 Use technology to streamline the enrollment process for borrowers 0
21 Help borrowers who are delinquent or in default 0
22 Enact a new Borrower Bill of Rights to ensure accurate and timely advice on repayment options 0
23 Ban servicers and bill collectors who consistently break the law and mislead or overcharge borrowers 0
24 Grant the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the power to put into place strong consumer protections 0
25 Help defrauded students discharge debt 0
26 Eliminate college tuition for working families 0
Early childhood education
27 Make preschool universal for every 4-year-old in America 0
28 Significantly increase child care investments so that no family in America has to pay more than 10 percent of its income to afford high-quality child care 0
29 Improve the quality of child care and early learning by giving a RAISE to America’s child care workforce 0
30 Double our investment in Early Head Start and the Early Head Start–Child Care Partnership program 0
31 Expand access to evidence-based home visiting programs 0
32 Award scholarships of up to $1,500 per year to help as many as 1 million student parents afford high-quality child care 0
33 Increase access to high-quality child care on college campuses by serving an additional 250,000 children 0