Analysis Of Make College Free For All

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The biggest fear of those enrolling in college is the debt they are almost guaranteed to accrue, and whether or not they will be able to pay it off. This fear prevents millions of bright, willing students from furthering their education past high school. This unnecessary cost proves to be a hindrance to not just their education, but also their happiness, health, and future. The Constitution dictates our right to the pursuit of happiness, and an abundance of other existing doctrine speak of countless educational laws at primary and secondary levels. Numerous countries have done away with tuition and this has proven to be highly successful for not just the students, but also the country, and in a larger scheme, even the world. The time has come …show more content…
In this article Sanders speaks of how, in the past, America grew as a country by the enactment of the G.I. Bill providing millions of veterans a higher education. Sanders mentions numerous other countries forgoing tuition and speaks of their high success and how it has vastly improved their country, and the world for that matter. Sanders states, “Governments in these countries understand what an important investment they are making, not just in the individuals…but for the societies these students will serve.” Sanders also speaks of how thousands of American students have taken notice of this amazing opportunity for a debt-free education at these elite universities, and as a result have emigrated abroad …show more content…
We are told that an education is important, invaluable, and even priceless, when in fact they implement an astronomical price tag. The government essentially tells us that our future and well-being falls second to that of the dollar; what’s in our wallet carries more importance than what is in our brain. Countries that have realized the error in this archaic system, have adopted a new progressive tuition-free method. This new decree has proven to be so successful that students across the world are immigrating by the droves. If the U.S. keeps this up, how many decades before all the educated scholars have emigrated and the only people left is the uneducated mass? To enhance the progress of not just our nation, but also the world; and similarly not just the present, but more importantly the future, it is imperative to make college

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