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CentrePiece article
The end of free college in England
Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness
July 2017
Paper No' CEPCP503:
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CentrePiece 22 (2) Summer 2017

Tags: free college; further education; policy; education finance

A growing movement in the United States is promoting 'free college' for young people. Richard Murphy, Judith Scott Clayton and Gill Wyness ask what can be learned about the likely outcomes from England's move in the opposite direction over the past 20 years - towards steadily increasing tuition fees.

This article summarises ‘Lessons from the End of Free College in England’ by Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness, published by Brookings.