Free College is Possible

We’re organizing to turn student debt into a thing of the past by making all Massachusetts public colleges tuition-free.

Our Campaigns

PHENOM (the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) is fighting to pass three bills which will revolutionize Massachusetts higher ed:

  1. The CHERISH Act, which would massively increase public colleges’ funding and resources, as well as make all public colleges debt-free.
  2. The Debt-Free Future Act, which would guarantee tuition-free public college to all Massachusetts residents.
  3. The Endowment Tax, which would raise taxes on Massachusetts’ richest universities to fully pay for the Debt-Free Future Act.

PHENOM News

News, Helpful Info and Events

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Jun 24

PHENOM Condemns UMass-Amherst’s May 7 Response to Protesters

Amherst, MA — As a non-profit dedicated to improving public higher education in Massachusetts, we at the Public Higher Education…
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Apr 24

What are MassGrant and MassGrantPLUS ? The Scholarships Offering Mass. Students Free or Almost-Free College

(Stuart Cahill/ Boston Herald) While PHENOM’s goal of tuition-free public college is still a work in progress, the Commonwealth of…
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Apr 24

Everything to Know About MassReconnect: The Commonwealth’s Free Community College Program!

Secretary of Education Patrick Tutwiler, left, and Gov. Maura Healey, right, pose for a picture with MassBay student Danita Mends…
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Apr 24

UMass and Five College Students Unite to Rally for Endowment Tax!

Isabelle Anderson, an Amherst College Junior and member of YDSA, Young Democratic Socialist of America, speaks in support of the…
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