Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez The Unintended Consequences of Curiosity Hillen's 12: 30 report: Trump threatens imprisonment over & # 39; treason & # 39; and & # 39; Spying & # 39; Lewandowski: Why Joe Biden Will Not Do It The White House – Again MORE (DN.Y.) Welcomes the billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith's surprise decision to pay tuition and board in Morehouse College's class in 201
The key, Ocasio-Cortez said after Smith's announcement, is to make college affordable for everyday Americans.
"It is important to note that people should not be in a situation where they rely on an alien's immense charitable act for this kind of liberation to begin with (aka college should be affordable), but it is an incredible act of social investments in this system as it is "Ocasio-Cortez, who before her rise in policics worked as a bartender in New York City, said on Twitter.
It is important to note that people should not be in a situation where they rely on a stranger's immense charitable act for this kind of liberation to begin with (aka college should be affordable), but it is an incredible act of Community investment in this system as it is.
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 19, 2019
She also tweeted that gift could be part of a new "natural experiment" to see how those who enjoy Smith's gift award and what choices they make in relation to their peers.
Smith agreed to pay the remaining loans with students at Morehouse with tuition, room and board of just under $ 50,000. Year for each student.
Ocasio-Cortez has called for education-free public high schools and other programs, as well as for increasing affordability in higher education.