Michigan Governor Proposes Free College For Frontline WorkersMay 1, 2020 |
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.