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New York’s Tuition Free Program Leaves Out Many Low-Income, Community College Students



by Sarah Wood

The Excelsior Scholarship, New York’s tuition-free program, only reaches a small portion of low-income and community college students within the state, according to a new analysis of the initiative.

The Center for an Urban Future’s (CUF) new brief, “New York’s Free Tuition Promise Falling Short,” looked at Excelsior scholarships awarded in 2017-2018,  the first two years of the program.

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