Bill: SB 6260 — 2018
Covering costs for low-income running start students (Ranker, Liias, Kuderer)
Requires the institutions of higher education to: (1) Cover the costs of textbooks and transportation to and from the institution of higher education for low-income running start students; and (2) Develop their own programs for providing for the costs of the textbooks and transportation, including fee waivers, grants, or reimbursements. Requires the funding for the costs of the textbooks and transportation to come from the funds received by the institutions from school districts.
Hearing Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 -- 1:30 pm
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6260&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)