Obama to Propose Graduation Goal and $12-Billion in Programs for 2-Year Colleges

President Obama will call on the nation's community colleges today to produce five million more graduates by the year 2020 and will propose spending $12-billion over 10 years to improve programs, courses, and facilities at two-year institutions, White House officials said on Monday.

The president's announcement, scheduled for this afternoon at Macomb Community College, northeast of Detroit, propels community