Funding free college raises concerns

Chase Thomas spoke about favoring college education that is free of student debt, and he suggested that funding could be found in existing government budgets. Photo by Lincoln Op’t Hof At the Pizza and Politics session on education that was held in the Ragan Theater on March 13, attendees and panelists voiced concerns about making college free in the U.S., but also discussed the belief that free higher education will be beneficial long term. Participants were especially concerned with where funding for a tuition-free higher education system would come from. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the...

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