Posts tagged: Free tuition - Diverse
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Rhode Island Joins Free Community College Movement

by Catherine Morris | August 8, 2017 The national “college promise” movement took another step forward last week when Rhode Isla Read more

Rhode Island House Approves Free College Tuition Pilot

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press | June 22, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island House of Representatives has approved a pilot program to [...] Read more

Boston Bridge Program Aims to Put College Within Residents’ Reach

by Catherine Morris | June 14, 2017
Boston will offer its residents yet another chance at free college through a recently announced [...] Read more

NY College Students Begin Applying for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press | June 8, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free colle [...] Read more

Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press | May 16, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday she might have to scale back her plan to p [...] Read more

Guillermo: New York Codifies an Orwellian ‘Tuition-free’ College Plan

by Emil Guillermo | April 16, 2017
Here’s a word of caution. When a politician uses the word “free,” have your hand on your [...] Read more

Will Free College Offer Catch Fire? NY Details Raise Doubts

by Anna Gronewold, Associated Press |
ALBANY, N.Y. — Will New York’s first-in-the-nation free tuition program for middle-class co [...] Read more

Tennessee House Passes Free Community College Bill

by Sheila Burke, Associated Press | April 13, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee House on Thursday passed a bill to enable older adults witho [...] Read more

Kentucky Governor Changes Plan for Free 2-year Degrees

by Associated Press | April 12, 2017
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A scholarship program that would have provided free community college for al [...] Read more

Experts: NY Free-College Model Positive, Not Perfect

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 10, 2017
Advocates and policy experts say the Excelsior Scholarship program — being included in New Yo [...] Read more

New York Made Tuition Free, but Students Must Stay After College

by Anna Gronewold and David Klepper, Associated Press |
ALBANY, N.Y. — There’s a big string attached to New York’s free middle-class college tuit [...] Read more

New York Set to Make State College Tuition Free for Middle Class

by Associated Press | April 9, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York would be the first state to make tuition at public colleges and unive [...] Read more

Expert: College Promise Programs must be ‘Sustainable’

by Catherine Morris | March 13, 2017
To succeed over the long term, promise programs “should be sustainable,” said Dr. Martha Ka [...] Read more

Report: Financial Pressure Swamping Community College Students

by Catherine Morris | February 21, 2017
Despite relatively low costs, a Center for Community College Student Engagement report found th [...] Read more

University of Wisconsin Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

by Todd Richmond, Associated Press | February 16, 2017
MADISON, Wis. — Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University o [...] Read more
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