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How Does Tuition-Free Community College Work?

Blue Mountain Community College

Blue Mountain Community College

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If Gov. Kate Brown signs SB 81, Oregon will become the second state in the country to offer tuition-free community college to all high school graduates who meet certain requirements. Tennessee was first to try a statewide free community college program. We hear how the program has gotten off the ground there.


  • Adam Tamburin: Higher education reporter for The Tennessean newspaper

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OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2015