High School Should Be Free For All Analysis

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The topic about whether school should be free for all American citizens has been ongoing for the past 139 plus years. “In 1877, Rutherford B. Hayes became the first president to make a strong case for universally available public education” (Bernie Sanders). Today, Americans around the country are given the access to free public school from kindergarten up until 12th grade (Bernie Sanders). There are a lot of people graduating high school, while kids are graduating jobs nowadays are requiring more from people then just a high school diploma. While requiring more than just a high school diploma is not the issue being able to go to a good college or just college in general is expensive. Whether you are a soon to be or high school graduate, parent …show more content…
The essay “College Free for All” starts off talking about the elections that are ongoing and how there has not been much talk about college tuition on a large scale. The essay state that the future of America depends on kids getting higher education to face the problem and etc. that will occur in this country. The essay provides stats on the dropout rate for males and what they will make with or without a college degree. Towards the end of the essay the writer provides different proposals from the presidential candidates on how to deal with college tuition. To wrap up the essay you will read about what may be causing the rise of tuition. The last paragraph talks about what effects does a free college education have on catholic and private colleges. I think the article is effective just like “The City Where High School Grads Go to College for Free”. One way these two articles are the same because they’re both trying to provide a way for student to go to college tuition free. What makes the two different is Kalamazoo, Michigan has an anonymous group investing money in a program for any student to attend college for free in the state. While the article College Free for All provides proposal from past and presidential candidates on how to tackle the issue on tuition. For example, “Senator Bernie Sanders has …show more content…
Reading further, the essay talks about president Obama’s proposal for free two year community tuition. Wrapping up the essay it goes on to discuss how different state and community college like Tennessee, West Virginia, and Ivy tech community college are going to deal with remedial class work for students who need more help before taking college level courses. The purpose of this essay is to inform the reader while also asking college officials how prepared they are if a proposal were to go through for all students to attend college tuition free. For example, “West Virginia is quickly replacing its traditional remedial classes, which were often barriers to credit-bearing courses, with a "corequisite" approach, says James L. Skid more, chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education” (qtd, in “Would New Students Be Prepared for Free Community College”). While this essay is different and the same in one way because it does mention a proposal from a president on college tuition, the last two essay do not talk about how prepared colleges are,

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