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Edwards Co-Sponsors Bill to Lower Border State Tuition for Community Colleges

May 8th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Legislation co-sponsored by State Senator George Edwards will allow community colleges to set lower out-of-state tuition rates for students from Border States. The bill which was approved in the final weeks of the Maryland General Assembly session in April  allows trustees to set a tuition rate for those students that is more than the in-county rate, but less than the currently required out-of-state rate. The bill will take effect July 1. Edwards refers to it as a competitive issue, saying its design to help local community colleges gain more students from neighboring states…





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