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Keeping hope alive: Lawmakers consider extension to RIC scholarship program

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2024
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Left to right, Rhode Island College student Savannah Jenard, RIC President Jack Warner, and Jennifer Boulay, interim director of the Hope Scholarship program speak to lawmakers on the House Committee on Finance on May 8, 2024. (Nancy Lavin/Rhode Island Current) Less than 72 hours before Rhode Island College’s graduating seniors receive their diplomas, lawmakers considered extending the state program that paid tuition for nearly 100 soon-to-be graduates. The discussion before the House Committee on Finance’s meeting Wednesday stemmed from matching proposals — one submitted by Gov. Dan McKee as a...

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