Free tuition Q&A: Could New York's plan spread across US?
Thursday, 5 January 2017 Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the state's public colleges free for hundreds of thousands of middle-class students is seen as one of the nation's most ambitious efforts to tackle skyrocketing higher education debt. But many questions remain about how much it will cost, how it will affect one of the country's largest public college systems and whether other states will follow suit. ___ Q: What's the plan? A: Full-time New York students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year would pay no tuition to attend two- or four-year colleges in the State University of New York or City University of New York systems. The plan, if approved by state lawmakers, would be...
On Tuesday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put forth his support for free college tuition for residence in the state of NY. The idea that received new life during the 2016 presidential campaign initially for Bernie Sanders and later by Hillary Clinton. The proposal would be specifically at the state's...
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