Should average folks be funding “free” community college for rich families?

(Forbes) It turns out, “progressive” policies aren’t always that progressive. That is the conclusion of a recent state report on Oregon’s new free community college program, which is currently in the middle of its first year of implementation. While free community college is often sold as a way to give students from lower-income backgrounds access to higher education, over 60% of spending on the program, dubbed Oregon Promise, flowed to students from upper middle class and rich families. Forbes contributor, Preston Cooper joined Lars to discuss this “progressive” approach to tuition spending:


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