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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Megan Mcclean
As lawmakers move toward a last-minute deal to keep student-loan interest rates from doubling on Saturday, the nation's universities can do little except sit, wait and hope for the best.
"When you get down to these last-minute things, that element of unpredictability is what institutions are concerned about," said Megan McClean, director of policy and federal relations at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. "Financial-aid officers are very interested in making sure the student-loan programs are affordable and predictable."