Make community college free, says NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

Tuition at CUNY community colleges should be free, says Comptroller Scott Stringer.

He proposed the change as part of an “overhaul of New York City’s workforce development” on Wednesday.

“The pandemic has upended our economy and displaced thousands of workers,” Stringer, who’s running for mayor, said in a statement. “If we don’t act right now to revolutionize how we support New Yorkers and get everyone on the ladder of opportunity, we risk leaving thousands of New Yorkers behind and deepening the inequality gap.”

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