Rhode Island bid to expand free college could offer states a different path forward

What could free college look like? As Rhode Island proposes a new roadmap for policy, TC⁩’s Tom Brock (of the Community College Research Center) weighs in on how to support students with additional resources like counseling — via Inside Higher Ed. https://bit.ly/2DxoCLa An expanded free-college plan in Rhode Island offers an unusual way for a state to promote higher education, giving students the option of either two years of free community college or a scholarship covering their third and fourth years at a state university.