UW president offers tuition plan for high schoolers taking courses

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University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross on Thursday proposed a one-year plan to cover tuition for students in Wisconsin public high schools who take UW courses through a dual enrollment program aimed at jump-starting their college careers.

Up to $1 million in cash reserves would be set aside under the proposal Cross will present to the UW System Board of Regents at its regular meeting in two weeks, according to UW spokesman John Diamond.

UW's pre-existing dual enrollment program will move under the new Course Options umbrella, starting in the fall.

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