(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota legislators have reached a higher education funding deal that will boost support to public colleges and universities by about 100-million-dollars. The two-year plan also is designed to create an automatic college acceptance program for state high school seniors and provide new grants for students raised in foster care. The Minnesota State system of 30 community colleges and seven universities will get a 56-million-dollar increase to its two-year appropriation.
Minnesota Lawmakers Agree On $100M Funding Boost For Colleges
By Ashley Hanley|2021-06-11T05:58:23-05:00June 11th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!