By Elizabeth Scalzo
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law to make the wavered tuition costs permanent for low-income students who attend community colleges in New Jersey, according to NJ.com.
Murphy signed the law on Friday, Feb. 26, and it detailed that students that come from households that make less than $65,000 a year are eligible, NJ.com continues.
This program is considered “last dollar”, meaning it will cover any fees after any scholarships and grants the students receive, NJ.com continues.
“From day one, our commitment as an administration has been to ensure no deserving student should be shut out of a future that a community college education can help because of a tuition bill,” Murphy said during a speech on Friday morning.
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