Tag: free college

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students Favor Free College, Oppose Admissions Preferences

July 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Politicians often purport to represent the interests of students when they propose education policies. So do college leaders and associations when they take stands in response. But do they truly know what students want and need? Perhaps not. Pervasive paternalism […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

In Washington state, employers may soon fund free college

May 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Washington’s free college plan has been applauded for its unique funding structure. Temple University professor Sara Goldrick-Lab, an expert in college aid, told the Seattle Times that it is “pretty much the most progressive state higher ed funding bill” that […]


West Virginia joins around 20 states offering free college

April 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

State-level free college programs have taken shape throughout the country in recent years. While their features vary, some say they don’t go far enough to cover the full suite of costs associated with attending college — including transportation, rent and […]