Obama wants community college to be free

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Free education “for those willing to work for it.”

That’s what President Obama said he would like to see in an announcement the White House posted to Facebook and Vine on Thursday.

The president made the announcement from Air Force One as he left Detroit on his way to Tennessee and Arizona.

“Everyone understands that education is the key to success for our kids in the 21st century, but what we also understand is that it’s not just for kids. We also have to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to constantly train themselves for better jobs, better wages and better benefits,” the president said.

More details about the president’s proposal will be announced on Friday in Tennessee when he addresses the state’s education reform.

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