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Michigan Governor Proposes Free College For Frontline Workers



by Jessica Ruf

Michigan workers helping on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic may be able to pursue a college degree for free, reported CNN.

The state’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer, on Wednesday proposed “Futures for Frontliners,” a program that if approved by lawmakers will be available to “essential workers” without a college degree. The program is intended to ensure “a tuition-free pathway to college.” The program will be offered to hospital and nursing home workers, grocery store employees, childcare workers, sanitation workers and delivery drivers.

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