October 20, 2000
Gore and Bush Squabble Over Vice President's Plan for Tuition Tax Breaks
Has Vice President Al Gore been exaggerating the benefits of his proposal to let families deduct up to $10,000 a year in college tuition from their federal taxes? His Republican opponent, Gov. George W. Bush of Texas, thinks so.
Higher education received little mention in last week's presidential debate, but aides to the candidates sparred behind the scenes over details of the vice president's plan.
It would give students and their families the option