Analysis: It’s time for free community college. Here are 5 reasons why
A version of this essay first appeared on The Kresge Foundation. Making community college tuition-free should be a national priority. It would help counter recent enrollment declines at our nation’s community colleges. It would help produce the trained employees businesses say they are lacking. Most importantly, it would bring low-income students and students of color into higher education,...
By Laura W. Perna and Edward J. Smith | June 23, 2021