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Mayor Kicks Off Tuition Assistance Program in the District

Sunday, March 4, 2001

(Washington, DC) Mayor Anthony A. Williams will be joined by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as they kick-off the second year of operations for the DCTuition Assistance Grant Program. They will reflect on the success of the first year of the program while sharing the vision of the future.

Through the DCTuition Assistance Grant Program, city residents may qualify for a grant to attend over 2,500 public institutions in the country. This grant pays the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. Last year the program received over 3,400 applicants and helped over 1,600 students.

For more information call: (202) 727-2824 or visit the tuition assistance website at: http://www.tuitiongrant.washingtondc.gov/.

WHO: Mayor Anthony A. Williams, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton,
Councilmember Jim Graham, Ward One
Dr. Paul Vance, Superintendent, DC Public Schools
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, President, School Board
Lupe Quinteros, Director of Education, Latin American Youth Center

WHAT: Kick Off of Second Year of DC Tuition Assistance Program

WHEN:
Monday, March 5, 2001
11:00 am

WHERE:
Cardozo Senior High School
1300 Clifton Street, NW
(School Library, 2nd Floor)