The Little College Where Tuition Is Free and Every Student Is Given a Job


Berea College, in Kentucky, has paid for every enrollee’s education using its endowment for 126 years.

  • Can other schools replicate the model?

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There’s a small burst of air that explodes from every clap. And when hundreds of people are clapping in unison, it begins to feel like a breeze—one that was pulsing through the Phelps Stokes Chapel at…

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  • The Atlantic

The students and staff that had gathered here were stomping, clapping, and singing along, as they were led in a rendition of the Civil Rights era anthem, “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around.”

Berea 1aThey had packed into the…

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