Clinton Uses a Commencement Address to Stress the Value of Attending College

In his last commencement address as chief executive, President Clinton praised his own higher-education record and urged steps to give every American child an opportunity to attend a college or university.

"Our country cannot afford to leave any student behind, simply because they can't afford to pay for college," said Mr. Clinton, who made his remarks this month to 423 graduates of Carleton College, in Minnesota. "Every American needs more than a high-school