Joe Biden has been pitching free community college since the Obama administration — can he now make it a reality?
Supporters of free college are bullish on the proposal’s chances of success, but obstacles remain.

Joe Biden wants to make community college free. Can progressives push him further?
Making community college tuition-free has “no political downside.” Free four-year degrees are a tougher political sell.

Your cheat sheet for Biden’s free community college plan
“Free community college or reduced tuition is really about removing barriers to educational attainment,” says Martha Parham, senior vice president public relations for the American Association of Community Colleges.

Community colleges hope to bring students back to campus this fall
Chicago Sun-Times
Although no Illinois community colleges have implemented vaccination requirements so far, they are actively encouraging students, faculty and staff to get shots.

Commentary: What, exactly, is infrastructure?
The postsecondary education system, as well as apprenticeships, would play a major role in preparing workers to perform infrastructure jobs over the next decade.

Commentary: Your next great hire is graduating from a community college
Corporate recruiters return to the same universities year after year and still fall short of their hiring goals. They may be looking in the wrong places.

A robot’s patrolling Pima Community College
The police department of the Arizona college has a robot watching its downtown campus.

Students From China, Iran, Brazil and South Africa to be allowed into U.S. this fall
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Foreign students from China, Brazil, Iran and South Africa will be exempt from the remaining travel bans imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, opening up the possibility of a significant rebound in international-student enrollment at U.S. schools this fall.

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