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N.J. Tuition-Free Plan Remains Murky



by Nicholas Pugliese

Gov. Phil Murphy pledged during his campaign to eliminate tuition at New Jersey’s community colleges. And in his budget, he proposed $50 million in additional tuition assistance for low-income students, the first step toward making the colleges entirely tuition-free by 2021.

Murphy, a Democrat, said the grants will allow nearly 15,000 more students with household incomes below $45,000 to attend tuition-free starting in the spring of next year.

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