Raimondo pushes to make tuition-free program a permanent Promise

TUITION-FREE: Community College of Rhode Island student Davila Jackley, left, meets with classmate William Rider. Jackley is taking advantage of the Rhode Island Promise program.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
TUITION-FREE: Community College of Rhode Island student Davila Jackley, left, meets with classmate William Rider. Jackley is taking advantage of the Rhode Island Promise program.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
When Davila Jackley graduates from the Community College of Rhode Island this spring, she’ll do so without having paid any tuition. Jackley, 19, is among the 6,300 CCRI students who have enrolled in the Rhode Island Promise program in the last three years. The program offers graduating high school seniors the opportunity to earn an…

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