Opinion | D.C.’s Tuition Assistance Grant Program Must Be Protected


Opinion | D.C.’s Tuition Assistance Grant program must be protected

The Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing at Bowie State University. Bowie State gets dozens of students through the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program each year. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post)
In his recently released federal budget proposal, President Trump called for the elimination of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) program, which expands higher education choices for college-bound D.C. residents. I condemn this proposal as baseless, callous and contrary to everything the District stands for. Eliminating this critical program would slam the door in the faces of our young people seeking a higher education …

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