If our nation is going to compete successfully in the global economy, we need everyone contributing their creativity, skill, and hard work. That's only going to happen though if we allow our young people the opportunity to get a quality education.So why, when the average college student now graduates with $19,000 worth of debt, is Congress bending over backwards to give tax breaks to oil companies and millionaires instead of helping those students? That's not just immoral, it's bad public policy. Democrats are ready to lead America in a new direction by making college tuition deductible from taxes, expanding Pell grants, and cutting the costs of student loans.