Vinehout introduces legislation for tuition-free tech and 2-year campuses
“Expanding our skilled workforce is the surest way to grow our economy and raise wages which are 18th lowest in the country,” Vinehout said in a news release. “Other states that have moved in this direction have seen enrollments increase.”
Vinehout’s proposal would make tuition free for all Wisconsin residents.
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Alma Sen. Vinehout proposes free tuition to two-year, UW colleges
A bill for free tuition for all interested in attending two-year schools in about to make it's way through the Wisconsin legislature.
Kathleen Vinehout, the Wisconsin Sen. from Alma, proposed the bill for those who went to attend a state school or tech college.
"The idea is to open wide the doors of higher education so that anyone who wants to go to college doesn't have to see finances as a barrier," Vinehout said.