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New York State’s free tuition plan is flawed

Amanda Niemann April 29, 2018
However, 80 percent of the families living in areas near Poughkeepsie are eligible to receive aid from Excelsior, whereas only 55 percent of Long Island residing families are eligible for the same grant.
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The Excelsior Scholarship will offer applicants with a household income of less than $100,000 free tuition at SUNY and CUNY schools. This could make securing a spot at Stony Brook University harder in the future. PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNOR CUOMOS OFFICE

New Yorkers await the effects of Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship

Rebecca Liebson August 8, 2017
Despite being met with mixed reactions when it was first proposed in January, over 75,000 students have applied for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $87 million “free tuition” program ahead of the July 21 deadline.
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