March 24, 2014
Plans for Free Community College Meet Resistance in Several States
Deste Lee, Daily Journal
The first two months of this year’s state legislative sessions were a heady time for advocates of community colleges across the country.
Among this year’s batch of higher-education bills were proposals for free community college in Mississippi and Tennessee, and a legislative study of that idea in Oregon. Legislators in California have proposed offering baccalaureate degrees at community colleges, and Colorado has passed such a law this year.
Bills meant to