Meet The Town That Inspired Free Community College In California

By Greg Gillespie, Chancellor of Ventura County Community College District, is a guest contributor for the College Promise Campaign This post was previously posted on Forbes.com The drive to make community college free is picking up speed here in California. Today, nearly 50 “College Promise” programs are delivering free tuition in every corner of the state. For thousands of […]

Five Minute Scholarship Could Earn You $2,000

Attention high school students! Listen, we get it. We understand you are busy with practice, homework, and having a life outside of school. But we also want you to start planning for your college education. College is expensive and, unless you recently hit the lottery, you might have to take out student loans to pay […]

Only Good News On Free Community College

By Missy Godfrey, CEO of Only Good News LLC This post was previously posted on Forbes.com Higher education is a goal for most students, but given the high costs, it is a dream that many cannot afford. That’s why a growing number of cities and states are delivering free community college through “College Promise” programs. These […]

College Promise Campaign Celebrates Second Anniversary

The College Promise Campaign celebrates its second anniversary this week by remarking on the rapidly growing national movement for free community college programs in communities and states across the nation. “Just two years ago we launched a bold initiative to make a community college education as universal and free as high school was in the […]

California Leading The Charge On Free Community College

By James Schuelke, Director of Engagement & Advocacy  This post was previously posted on Forbes.com Free community college may sound like a fantasy, but it’s happening right now in nearly 200 communities across the nation. Governors, mayors, and countless others are working across party lines to help residents advance their lives through free community college. This strengthens local […]