Keeping The Promise: Here’s How More Dallas Kids Are Going To College For FreeJuly 7, 2019 |
by María Méndez
Just as Jose Alvarez prepared for his first year of college, he was forced to undergo an appendectomy.
His family became burdened with the medical costs, especially since Alvarez lost his job due to his health problems.
But they didn’t agonize over Alvarez’s college tuition. That was already covered through the Dallas County Promise, which helps students pursue a higher education for free.