Obama Will Make Proposal on Higher Ed Friday

January 5, 2015

President Obama will be in Tennessee Friday and is expected to make a proposal involving access to college, The Tennessean reported. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Biden and a community college professor, is also expected, suggesting a possible focus on community college. Tennessee recently started a program -- proposed by its Republican governor, Bill Haslam -- to make two years of community college free to high school graduates. Press reports have indicated that President Obama is making a series of trips this week to unveil ideas that will be in his State of the Union address.



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