Mon 8 AM | The Appeal Of College "Promise" Programs

Sep 14, 2018

College is necessary, college is expensive.  Both of those things are true for many young people today. 

And making college more accessible is the driving force behind "promise" programs, which offer incentives--like free or reduced tuition--to students who meet certain benchmarks. 

Ben Cannon administers the Oregon Promise program at the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.    

We explore what they're meant to do, and what they deliver.