When Community College is Free Preview: Does free community college work? An experiment in Chicago suggests that the answer is yes. Originally published: September 19, 2017 Author: Juan Salgado Position: Chancellor Institution: City Colleges of Chicago Published by: The New York Times Tags:community college, free college, graduation rate Read Op-Ed Share Tweet Share More recent Op-Eds about community college, free college, graduation rate Free community college was never going to be enough Biden’s free community college plan is dead. But there are other ways for Congress to help students. Leadership Matters for Transfer Success Leveraging Partnerships to Support Local Workforce Needs A State of Affairs, the Underrepresentation of Minority Community College Trustees More recent Op-Eds from The New York Times The Value of an Education That Never Ends Employers Benefited from Affirmative Action. It’s Time to Step Up. The Gravest Threats to Campus Speech Come From States, Not Students College Sports Are a Treasure. Don’t Turn Them Into the Minor Leagues. Are the U.S. News College Rankings Finally Going to Die?