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Bill targets free SUNY tuition

In-state students would do community service

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, discusses legislation called Tuition-Free NY at Schenectady County Community College on Friday.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, discusses legislation called Tuition-Free NY at Schenectady County Community College on Friday.
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State legislation co-sponsored by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, would provide free college tuition for in-state students at SUNY schools in exchange for community service. The initiative, called Tuition-Free NY, would allow students to receive a two- or four-year degree for free if they complete 250 hours of community service a year and pledge to stay in New York for five years after graduation. “Our SUNY system has been held on a pedestal for making college ...


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ChuckD
May 3, 2014
1:12 p.m.

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Finally some good news out of Rotterdam. This is what government should be doing. Good luck and we'll be following this closely.

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