Oregon’s Broken Promise: State defunds a lifeline for college students

In the 2019-20 academic year, more than 275 McNary High School students applied for the Oregon Promise Grant, which supplies graduating seniors with up to two years of community college tuition. 

Now, an unknown number of those students are on their own. 

“We can only tell how many students apply for the grants, we can’t disclose how many are awarded . . .

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