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National service will need sweetening to attract more youth

Source: Posted By: Jenny 4720 days ago

In the segment of his Tuesday night address on education, President Barack Obama called for expansion of national service opportunities, primarily for young people. The current economy may make programs such as Americorps more appealing, but the financial benefits will probably have to be increased. This would be a good investment in America's future.

Obama asked Congress to pass the "Serve America Act," co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah., and Edward Kennedy, D-Mass, two senior

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