What Scotland learned from making college tuition free

By Libby Nelson Bernie Sanders loves to talk about Denmark’s liberal policies, including free higher education. But for his plan to make tuition free at public colleges, there’s a better comparison: Scotland, which abolished tuition fees in 2000. The effects of that decision are still under debate. Cheaper college meant students in Scotland were more likely to apply to college than students in England, where tuition was increasing, and they were more likely to study subjects that didn’t promise a lucrative salary after graduation. Read the full article here: http://www.vox.com/2015/10/22/9592460/college-tuition-free-scotland

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