I felt refreshed when I read this article in the New York Times about Berea College in Kentucky. Students there aren’t worried about leather recliners and high fashion — they’re only concerned about learning the skills they need to be productive citizens of the world.
Oh, and the school is absolutely tuition-free.
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Article quote: “Berea’s approach provides an unusual perspective on the growing debate over whether the wealthiest universities are doing enough for the public good to warrant their tax exemption, or simply hoarding money to serve an elite few. As many elite universities scramble to recruit more low-income students, Berea’s no-tuition model has attracted increasing attention.”