Gov. Tim Walz proposes automatic college acceptance for qualifying Minnesota high school seniors – Minneapolis Star Tribune
Qualifying Minnesota high school seniors would be automatically accepted into some local colleges and universities through a new admissions program Gov. Tim Walz wants to create as part of his budget plan.
Walz is also recommending the state invest $35 million in a new college grant program targeted to workers who were affected by the pandemic.
The proposals headline $150 million in new higher education spending included in Walz’s two-year budget plan, which was unveiled last week. The Minnesota…