Activity 23

It is a myth that you need to go into debt to pay for your education past high school. In fact, almost 30 states now offer FREE TUITION programs. For example, New York’s Excelsior Scholarship covers four years of tuition, including career training certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees. Look at the map the states in light and dark green have FREE TUITION programs. Does your state offers Free Tuition?

Discussion Questions

If your state offers Free Tuition - what are the criteria or restrictions to receiving Free Tuition?

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Would Free Tuition make it more likely that you would try and get a degree after high school?

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Do you think offering Free Tuition is a good idea? Why or why not?

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Are any of the schools you saved in the College Fit Finder a state school within one of the Free Tuition  states?

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