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What if every student who graduated from a city’s public high schools were guaranteed the money needed to go to college?

  This story appears in the December 14, 2014 issue of Forbes. In its current issue — which is devoted to education philanthropy, under the cover headline “Best in Class”…

Say Yes Syracuse Partners Announce $20 Million Grant to Scholarship Fund

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Representatives from the Say Yes Syracuse community partnership have announced a $20 million grant from a New York State economic development initiative that will enable the partners to fully fund the Say Yes Syracuse Scholarship endowment.

When combined with $10 million already raised by the community partnership from private and public donations, for a total of $30 million, the fund is intended to send every qualifying graduate of the Syracuse City Schools to an in-state public college or university, tuition-free, in perpetuity. Syracuse becomes the first of Say Yes’ community-wide chapters to reach that milestone.

Read about the announcement from Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney here

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