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White House Launches $100 Million Program to Expand Free Community College

Local and state-based free community college programs havegrown rapidly across the country in the past year since President Obama announced his plan to create a national promise program.

On Monday the Obama administration sought to encourage more states and communities to continue expanding tuition-free community college by unveiling a $100 million competition for America’s Promise Job-Driven Training Grants. The grants were announced by Vice President Biden at the Community College of Philadelphia.