In-state tuition for AmeriCorps participants approved

Senators passed a bill April 15 that makes certain AmeriCorp participants eligible for in-state tuition at Nebraska higher education institutions.

Sen. Tony Vargas
Sen. Tony Vargas

Under LB197, introduced by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, a student who qualifies for an AmeriCorps award is considered a resident for tuition purposes at Nebraska postsecondary educational institutions.

Lawmakers voted 43-0 to pass LB197.

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