Congress Likely To Protect Funding For D.C. College-tuition-aid Program


Congress likely to protect funding for D.C. college-tuition-aid program

Congress appears likely to provide full funding for a tuition aid initiative that helps D.C. students attend college. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Congressional negotiators have secured full federal funding for a tuition aid initiative that helps D.C. residents attend college, rejecting a White House bid to cut support for the popular DC Tuition Assistance Grant.
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In the $1.3 trillion federal spending agreement released Wednesday night and set for votes ahead of a Friday deadline, lawmakers designated $40 million for the program. It gives District students — who don’t …

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