Good news if you’re a kid in West Virginia—or anybody really who wants to get a degree.
The state senate passed a bill Thursday that would ultimately make community and technical colleges tuition-free.
But if you want that education, there’s a catch.
According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, the senate version (SB284) of the bill would have certain requirements in exchange for the free degree:
- You’ll have to stay inside the state for two years after graduating or you’ll owe West Virginia some $$$
- You’ll have to both pay for and pass a drug test each semester.
BUT there will be no cap on the number of credits you can take.
Supported by Gov. Jim Justice (R), the bill now goes to the House of Delegates.