In-state tuition for home-school students approved

Nebraska home-school students are eligible for in-state tuition at Nebraska postsecondary educational institutions under a bill approved by lawmakers April 15.

Sen. Robert Clements
Sen. Robert Clements

Under LB92, introduced by Sen. Robert Clements of Elmwood, students who complete the program of instruction offered by a home school are considered residents for tuition purposes.

The bill also prohibits a publicly funded college or university in Nebraska from discriminating against any student with regard to determinations of residency status or scholarship eligibility on the basis of having been home-schooled.

LB92 passed on a vote of 43-0.

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