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Breaking Up with Student Debt Instagram Video Competition

Heads Up America — the College Promise Campaign’s initiative to build public support for free community college — is launching an Instagram-based video competition for students and alumni. With student debt at an all-time high, the cost of community college has become prohibitive for many of the students best served by these campuses. That is why […]

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Florida State College at Jacksonville Pioneers Free Community College

This fall, students in Florida’s Nassau and Duval counties will benefit from a free community college program for all eligible high school graduates in their community. Under this unique new College Promise program, Florida State College at Jacksonville will cover tuition, fees, and books for students who have graduated high school within the past three […]

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CPC Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Free College Tuition Plan

The College Promise Campaign applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to offer free college tuition for low and middle-income students attending all of New York’s public community colleges and state universities. “A high school education is insufficient for success in the 21st century. The College Promise Campaign encourages every community and state to fund – at […]

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$111m Down Payment on Tuition-Free Higher Ed

The Department of Labor recently awarded more than $111 million in America’s Promise Grants to 23 regions throughout the country. Altogether, more than 21,000 Americans will benefit from these awards, which enable communities to form collaborative partnerships to build tuition-free pathways to education and training for 21st Century jobs. These grants are designed to build […]

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Dr. Jill Biden to Celebrate College Promise in California

Los Angeles, California – Dr. Jill Biden is travelling to California today for a series of events celebrating the College Promise movement — an effort encouraging states and localities to cover community college tuition and fees so students can earn a college degree without taking on a mountain of student debt. That movement is picking up […]

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CPC Celebrates First Anniversary

The College Promise Campaign celebrated its first anniversary today and announced details on the remarkable growth of College Promise programs throughout the nation. The number of state and local programs that provide free community college tuition for hardworking students has grown to more than 150 in 37 states. “A year ago today we launched a […]

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Film, Panel Discussions at RNC & DNC

The College Promise Campaign will host a film screening and panel discussion at both the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, focused around building support for free community college programs. The RNC event is on June 20th at Cuyahoga Community College, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Lunch will […]

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