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Washington Examiner: Obama Lays Out Plan for Tuition-Free Community College

By Joseph Lawler

“President Obama presented an ambitious agenda to promote access to higher education in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, tying the rising cost of college into his larger theme of middle-class fortune. Obama proposed to ‘lower the cost of community college — to zero.’ Citing community college programs in Tennessee and Chicago that are free to students, Obama said, ‘I want to spread that idea all across America, so that two years of college becomes as free and universal in America as high school is today.'” Read more here.