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Free community college hurts serious students

Jan 20, 2019 - Orange County Register (California)

SACRAMENTO >> It took me nearly a dozen years after graduating from college to pay off the student debt I accumulated to get my degree — and that was in the days when tuition to a private university was around $5,000 a year, including room and board. I’ve been through the college-shopping process with three daughters and have looked at asking prices of nearly $50,000 a year at some universities, so I understand the importance of affordability. It’s depressing thinking of kids getting thei...