Oregon expects teens to flock to 'free' community college

12/30/2015


"Oregon has found a clever way to prompt thousands more young Oregonians to go to community college and to do better once they get there -- while having the federal government pay most of the tab.

It's called "The Oregon Promise," and its highly touted offer -- a tuition-free community college education -- in many cases amounts to selling students an opportunity that already exists as if it were something completely new."

To find out more, read Betsy Hammond's full article in The Oregonian at http://s.oregonlive.com/iJ0tXYd.