Saturday, May 23, 2009

Harvard President backs Dream Act

Another Influential figure in the nations educational landscape voiced their support for the Deam Act:

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University.

In an open letter to three influential representative's in the US Congress, Faust's public backing is the latest in a growing list of high-profile people and organisations not afraid to speak out in support of the Dream Act 2009.

Fraust wrote in her letter to congress:

"I believe it is in our best interest to educate all students to their full potential - it vastly improves their lives and grows our communities and economy," she wrote in a letter to Senators Edward M. Kennedy and John F. Kerry. "This bill will help move us closer to this goal."-Globalvisas

Vocal support from such influential members of society is a crucial component in getting this legislation passed.

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