Colleges Delay Tuition, Offer Aid as Shutdown Hits Students

Old Main, an historic building on the Wayne State University campus, Detroit. CREDIT: Del arte

(From AP News)

A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history. . . .

Most of the offers come from schools along the East Coast and other areas with heavy numbers of federal employees, including Denver and Detroit.

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