Tag: Free Community College

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is Free Community College a Good Idea?

July 14, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Perhaps you read a column in The Washington Post that was highly critical of the free community college proposals that many states are adopting and the federal government is considering. At the risk of gross oversimplification, this op-ed depicts two-year […]


Jill Biden Praises Program for Free Community College

April 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and First Lady Jill Biden — who has been an advocate for free community college — toured Sauk Valley Community College, in Dixon, Ill., Monday before giving remarks. “All Americans deserve the same opportunity to pursue […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

For Free Community College, Online Learning Isn’t Always Part of the Recipe for Success

May 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Free community college programs are springing up around the country, aiming to bring more students to local higher-ed institutions. But several colleges experimenting with such programs are avoiding a tactic that other public institutions are increasingly using to boost numbers: […]