Free Public College Is a Terrible Idea
Now that the race for the Democratic nomination for president is becoming more serious, it is time to take an equally serious look at the proposal for tuition-free public college that has been explicitly endorsed by candidates including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Julián Castro and that is likely to feature prominently in the upcoming debates.
Originally published: September 13, 2019
Author: Brian Rosenberg
Institution: Macalester College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed