While some Americans may question the value of community college, these two-year institutions are are trying to rebrand themselves - and it seems to be working. A national WGBH poll finds that the majority of Americans would recommend community college over a four-year program to high school students borrowing for college.
WGBH's Greater Boston host Jim Braude weighs in on whether community colleges should be free:
This commentary is part of our ongoing series on community colleges, "College Material." Throughout this week, we're exploring our poll results, meeting students and talking with educators. To see the rest of our stories, visit College Material: Community Colleges Come of Age.