Is Free College Even a Good Idea?
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Free college for everyone has become a campaign issue for some presidential contenders. Meanwhile, Kansas is following a nationwide trend where college enrollments are decreasing and technical school enrollments are increasing. Commentator John Richard Schrock suggests we may have reached -- or surpassed -- our college-able capacity.
Commentator John Richard Schrock is professor emeritus at Emporia State University, where he once taught aspiring students how to become biology teachers. Professor Schrock has also been a visiting teacher and lecturer in China since the mid-1970s. He lives in Emporia.