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Tuition-Free Community Colleges: A Minute with Debra Bragg

by Debra Bragg / Jan 14, 2015

Last Friday (Jan. 9), President Barack Obama introduced an ambitious higher education proposal called America’s College Promise, a plan that would make the first two years of community college tuition-free for qualified students nationwide. 

Debra Bragg, director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership and a Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the College of Education at Illinois spoke with News Bureau education editor Sharita Forrest about Obama’s proposed program. Read the interview here.

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