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U of New Mexico to Offer Free Tuition for Qualifying Freshmen

by | February 28, 2020 The University of New Mexico (UNM) will begin offering free tuition and fees for first-year stu Read more

N.J. Could Expand Free College to State’s Public Universities For Eligible Students

| February 27, 2020
New Jersey could expand free college for qualifying in-state students at the state’s public u [...] Read more

Free College for Whom? The Emergent Barriers of Free Public College Policies

by Sarah Sidoti | October 14, 2019
After decades of mounting student debt and rising tuition costs that accelerate at a pace that [...] Read more

Scholars Critique White House Higher Ed Policies, 2020 Candidates’ Proposals

| July 15, 2019
Considering unease on many campuses regarding the Trump administration’s higher education pol [...] Read more

Proposed Minnesota Bill Would Cover First Two Years at Any State School

by | February 14, 2019
Minnesota student leaders and state legislators have recently proposed a bill that would cover [...] Read more

New Legislation Offers Free College Tuition to Residents of U.S. Virgin Islands

by | January 8, 2019
U.S. Virgin Islands has passed legislation that requires college tuition be free for U.S. Virgi [...] Read more

Legislation Would Provide 2 Years of Free Community College

by | December 5, 2018
California Assembly Member Miguel Santiago, who represents the 53rd District in Los Angeles, in [...] Read more

Free Tuition Program Succeeding at Rhode Island Community College

| October 3, 2018
About 40 percent of students who received free college tuition in the first year of a new progr [...] Read more

Dallas County Promise Touts Impressive College Enrollment Numbers

by Sammy G. Allen | October 1, 2018
Jose Alvarez describes himself as a struggling, first-generation student at El Centro College. [...] Read more

Conversations Continue on the State of Free College

by | September 13, 2018
As conversations continue about the benefits and challenges surrounding free college programs t [...] Read more

Report: TN, NY Free College Programs Fall Short on Improving College Affordability

by | September 5, 2018
New analyses of two states’ free college programs indicate that the widely praised programs f [...] Read more

Study: Many ‘Free College’ and Promise Programs Unequitable

Free college can be just that for students most in financial need, if a program is designed aro [...] Read more

Foundation Report Advises on College ‘Promise’ Programs

by Sammy G. Allen | March 7, 2018
A report issued this week by a nonpartisan think tank suggests that states considering “free [...] Read more

USSA President Pushes a Progressive Agenda

by A.K. Brunini and Ya-Marie Sesay | February 25, 2018
The United States Student Association (USSA) has been at the forefront of addressing the many c [...] Read more