Monday, April 10, 2017

New York State is Set to Test Free Tuition

The Chronicle of Higher Education
By Ian Withelm
April 9, 2017

New York is set to offer free tuition to public colleges for state residents who earn less than $125,000 a year, reports the Associated Press.  Under a deal between Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a democrat, and legislatures, students from such families will be able to enroll at campuses of the State University of New York or the City University of New York without paying tuition.

While other states allow free tuition to community colleges as well as other reduces tuition programs, the New York effort is being called the nation's first free-tuition program for middle-class families.  Read the full article at The Chronicle of Higher Education's website here.


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