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The Argument In Favor Of Free College

Looking at a future of debt?
Looking at a future of debt?

How different might our country be if everyone who wanted to go to college could afford to do so? Millions of people want to find out, and there is plenty of political pressure to make college free.

Political scientist and employment researcher Michelle Miller-Adams explores the history of the movement, the concepts within it, and some possible outcomes of making college free, in the bookThe Path to Free College: In Pursuit of Access, Equity, and Prosperity. The author explains how tuition-free college could be a powerful agent for change.

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