Free Tuition Plan Sparks Debate - Diverse Military
Higher Education News and Jobs

Free Tuition Plan Sparks Debate



by Chris Knight

SARANAC LAKE — The head of the Department of Labor and other state officials took questions and comments from parents, guidance counselors and North Country Community College faculty and staff Tuesday during a round-table discussion on New York’s new Excelsior Scholarship program.

Enacted earlier this year, the program provides free tuition at the state’s two- and four-year public colleges and universities for in-state students from families earning up to $125,000 per year.

Read More