In Oregon, Poor Benefit Least from Free Tuition

Nearly 7,000 students are taking advantage of the scholarship, many of whom say they wouldn’t have gone to college otherwise.

But after one semester, it appears that middle- and upper-income students are receiving a majority of the money from the Oregon Promise scholarship.

It saves the richest students up to $3,248 a year while the poorest students save $1,000.

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