Tennessee Gov. Proposes Tuition-Free 2-Year Schools

In a move to bolster the state’s workforce, Governor Bill Haslam has proposed making 2-years colleges and technical schools tuition-free:CCNY

Tennessee would be the only state in the country to charge no tuition or fees to incoming students under the proposal by Gov. Bill Haslam, a Republican, which policy analysts called a big step toward a better-educated work force.

“This is the best idea to boost participation in higher education in a generation,” said Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president of the American Council on Education, a major association of public and private colleges.

Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before?  The full story is here.

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