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Free College Completion Program Floated In Connecticut



by Morgan Kaolian

Free college programs have sprung up in New York, Tennessee, Oregon, Rhode Island and California and now Connecticut lawmakers are looking into a similar plan to help students complete their degree.

“Connecticut has a lot of residents stuck in the pipeline,” state Sen. Beth Bye, co-chair of the legislature’s Higher Education committee said. “It is a real issue. So many students don’t matriculate.”

As a result, she said skilled jobs that employers need go unfilled.

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