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Obama’s college plan needs work

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The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday:

Californians know all too well how college costs have skyrocketed in recent years: Tuition at the two state university systems has nearly doubled since 2006. At the current average rate of growth, Stanford will cost more than $100,000 a year by the time a child born today turns 18. Even well-off families won’t be able to afford it.

This can’t go on. Too many students will be shut…

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