A candidate for St. Louis city alderman has praised Treasurer Tishaura Jones’ college savings initiative, which helps working families secure a brighter future for their children through education. Starting this autumn, kindergarteners at St. Louis public schools will be offered a deposit-only savings plan in their own name, with withdrawals only available to fund college […]
Justin Chenette, a YEO in the Maine House of Representatives, is emphasizing the importance of reducing student loan debt and making college more affordable. The issue that Chenette has championed also has bipartisan support; Gov. Paul LePage recently made an increase in the Maine State Grant program to help low-income students afford a college education.