Wednesday, January 14, 2015

President Obama's Brilliant Idea of Two Years of Free Community College

This past Friday President Obama stated he would like a plan to pay for two years of tuition at community college.

The Lydia DePillis article on the Washington Post called:

Six things to know about Obama’s plan for free community college

Below is a snippet:

“Universal high school unleashed decades of innovation and talent that fueled growth, both in manufacturing but also in knowledge sectors,” says Josh Wyner, director of the College Excellence program at the Aspen Institute. ”So the notion that we’re extending universal education to the first two years of college is really kind of a moonshot idea. We know high school isn’t enough anymore.”

I think this is a brilliant idea by President Obama!