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Murphy’s Free-College Plan Leaves New Jersey Four-Year Schools Adrift

By Elise Young, Bloomberg Politics

Governor Phil Murphy’s $50 million pitch for free community college excludes most New Jersey households in favor of the poorest students, the majority of whom already receive government aid.

His spending proposal offers little relief to those attending four-year schools in a state with the nation’s fourth-priciest public-university system.

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