To research this topic in the OCC Libraries, try a search for “America’s college promise” in Search Everything. Your librarians have also collected and evaluated the websites listed below to keep you up to date on this important topic:
- Fact sheet issued by the White House about America's College Promise.
- Blog post from the Department of Education about America’s College Promise.
- Article from Inside Higher Ed reporting on the first time President Obama’s detailed the America’s College Promise plan.
- Article about the pros and cons of Tennessee Promise, a statewide program that will be available to students in the fall of 2015.
- American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) website summary of early reactions to the proposal
- AACC President Walter Bumphus’ Congressional Quarterly Roll Call commentary
- Monitor the #freecommunitycollege hashtag on Twitter for up-to-date commentary
Submitted by Kristin Keyes
OCC Adjunct Librarian