David Jesse

Even with free tuition, hurdles remain for raising number of college graduates

KALAMAZOO, MICH.  –  When Simon Boehme landed President Barack Obama as commencement speaker for his high school graduation last spring, he knew exactly what the president would highlight – the city’s unique college scholarship program, now being emulated in cities across the U.S. “America has a lot to learn from Kalamazoo,” Obama said at Boehme’s […]