College students bemoan tuition hike, cuts

Bronx Community College students are looking for some relief from planned tuition increases and budget cuts. New York Gov. David Paterson has proposed cutting $65 million from a tuition assistance program

News 12 Staff

Mar 10, 2009, 5:55 PM

Updated 5,609 days ago

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Bronx Community College students are looking for some relief from planned tuition increases and budget cuts.
New York Gov. David Paterson has proposed cutting $65 million from a tuition assistance program that BCC students benefit from. Much of the TAP funds would be converted from grant money to loans that would have to be paid back.
"Making a choice between going to school and eating sometimes ? it's not a choice someone should have to make," says student Monique Lewis.


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