Virginia’s Plan to Cover Tuition and Basic Needs for Community College Students

by Madeline St. Amour Published on Inside Higher Ed Advocates for increasing college attainment and equity say that free college programs need to cover more than just the cost of tuition. The Commonwealth of Virginia has a proposal that would do just that, although some are criticizing the proposal’s eligibility restrictions. The Get Skilled, Get a […]

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Virginia Governor Northam Unveils Tuition-Free Community College Program for Low and Middle-Income Students

Governor Ralph Northam today announced his proposed budget will include $145 million over the biennium to make tuition-free community college available to low and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. The Governor’s “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” initiative, or “G3” program, will provide financial support to cover tuition, fees, and books […]

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