Obama's Plan to Make Community College Free

CleverToad1/08/2015 8:43:07 pm PST

I’ll believe it when I see it. That said, I have many fingers crossed in the fervent hope that he can pull this one off somehow! (hmm, it’s hard to type this way.)

I’m all for the goals they discuss in the article — access, affordability, accountability. Especially access, for anyone willing to invest the time and effort, which supporting the local community colleges will help provide.

(In the interests of fair reporting, must note I have skin in this game: 16-year-old son who wants to be a science teacher when he grows up, and no money to send him to college unless he manages to score a scholarship. ‘Affordable’ is pretty high on my wish list too.)