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Community College Experts Welcome Obama’s Plan, with Some Reservations

Community college advocates like the spirit of President Obama’s blockbuster free community college proposal. It’s the details, many still unknown, that worry some.

The White House wants $60 billion over a decade to go toward filling in tuition gaps for all Americans who meet the plan’s requirements. Several leaders at two-year colleges applauded the bold funding request, which they said could help millions of people, many of whom otherwise might not have considered attending college.