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“Free College” Irks Competitors in Oregon

by Nigel Jaquiss

Oregon’s (almost) free community college program, the Oregon Promise, is causing some conflict between the state’s community colleges and its public four-year colleges and universities.

Inside Higher Ed News today highlighted conflict between the two factions of Oregon’s higher ed system in a year when lawmakers are facing a $1.8 billion gap between what they’d like to spend and available cash.

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