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Presidential Hopefuls Are Pushing Free College Back Into the Spotlight. But What Does ‘Free’ Mean, Anyway?

Katherine Mangan writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education that even the meaning of “free” is hard to pin down when it comes to presidential candidates’ college-affordability proposals. Mangan uses data from the CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” to explain how changing education and training requirements have motivated these proposals.
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