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If you don't know what this means, you shouldn't be allowed to discuss this topic...hell, you shouldn't even be allowed to vote.
what do you mean by "needs based"?
I'm very open and supportive to reducing the inflated costs of a college education in order to made them affordable, but I can't support removing value from those degrees.
what about masters programs and doctorates.. will those be free as well or will you allow those to continue to hold value?
as you don't seem willing to expand beyond your desire to see college be free, there's not much more we can talk about here...... I can only leave you with a single piece of advise.
...don't hold your breath.