August 6, 2008
Conservatives Claim Some Victories in Democratic Congress's Higher-Education Bill
Liberal Democrats may have drafted the Higher Education Act reauthorization bill that cleared Congress last week, but conservative Republicans weren't left out of the process entirely.
Buried in the 1,158-page bill awaiting the president's signature are two provisions long sought by conservative groups. One would require federally financed international-studies programs to "reflect diverse perspectives and a wide range of views." The other would create a new grant program to