May 02, 2015

The Lowell Sun: Warren chats up MCC students on costs, impact

LOWELL -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren praised the backgrounds and accomplishments of Middlesex Community College students she met with on Friday, while criticizing government and Republican policies she said were preventing more students from taking advantage of similar opportunities.

The Democrat sat down for a roundtable discussion about community college and student debt with a diverse group of MCC students. And while she expounded at several points on problems she sees in the public-education system, Warren spent most of the hour long session asking the students how MCC had impacted them and their families.

"What I heard from the students today is that this is a place that creates a warm and healthy environment where they grow their dreams, and that's what building the future is all about," she said.

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