This bill would ensure the accessibility of higher education to students who have spent a considerable amount of their adolescence in Rhode Island but may not have citizenship status. Not only is affordability of higher education a crucial component of educational equity, but, particularly for undocumented students, the benefit of having affordable and accessible higher education close to home cannot be overstated. 

Sponsors

Representative Grace Diaz

Status

Held for Further Study

Session

2021

Bill number

Position

Support