Free College Is Not Enough

Jul 6, 2016 | No Comments

While a well-intentioned concept, it falls substantially short of what today’s students really need, argues Nancy Zimpher.

The future of college is not about it being free

The future of college is not about it being free

Apr 17, 2016 | No Comments

Free college may make for a terrific sound bite on the campaign trail, but it rings hollow. Framing the future of college as a debate about whether it should be free is a lost opportunity to discuss what’s really wrong with higher education in America — and a missed chance to help young Americans regain […]

Free College? Not So Fast

Free College? Not So Fast

Mar 2, 2016 | No Comments

Charging tuition – and not charging tuition – can both limit access to higher education. Is there a way out?

Don’t believe in free college as a panacea

Don’t believe in free college as a panacea

Feb 25, 2016 | No Comments

“It’s now an article of faith among progressives that public college should be free. Their logic is simple: Tuition is increasingly expensive, and high prices keep high school graduates from enrolling at all, cause some that do enroll to drop-out before earning a degree, and force students and families to take on student loan debt. […]

Make College Free

Oct 28, 2015 | No Comments

Time for a Universal College Movement by Sara Goldrick-Rab for Brookings.edu. Read full article here.