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Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Highlights $6M Investment to Help Students Overcome Barriers to Higher Education

LANSING. - Today, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II launched a statewide tour from Washtenaw Community College to spotlight Michigan's $6 million bipartisan investment in grant funding designed to ease the path for working-age adults who returned to college or enrolled for the first time through the Michigan Reconnect or Futures for Frontliners programs.

The new grants, which will be distributed by the state's community and tribal colleges, can be used for books, childcare, internet access and transportation to help students pursue tuition-free associate degrees or skills certificates. Washtena...


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