We are facing a student debt crisis. Education has traditionally been the path to a better future. However, today, far too many individuals are unable to pursue their dreams because of the high cost of college.

To fuel this new century we need to expand that free education from preschool to 14th grade. In DC, they are considering legislation that would do just that by making community college free for all.

It would expand federal funding for community colleges and encourage state investment to cover all the student tuition and fees to attend community college. Such a plan would immediately reduce the financial strain that many students face, freeing up time to focus on their education so that more students can graduate.