House passes plan to pay community college tuition

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Thursday, February 13, 2014

The bill would set up a two-year pilot program at all of Mississippi's 15 community colleges. Local governments and private donors are already running such plans in 20 of Mississippi's 82 counties.

Officials estimate it would cost less than $4.5 million a year more to pay outstanding tuition for the system's 75,000 students.

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