COVID-19

Kalamazoo Promise working to keep students on track during coronavirus

The scholarship program hopes to help students finish their degrees despite the emotional and economic strain of COVID-19.

Money is only one barrier to getting a college education. That’s what the leaders of the Kalamazoo Promise are finding out.

Bob Jorth, the executive director of the Kalamazoo Promise, said he and his staff are figuring out how to help scholarship recipients who may be struggling during the COVID-19 crisis in Michigan. That’s according to a story on WMUK.

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“In families that maybe only have one device to share among multiple family members, that’s really turning out to be a significant challenge,” he said.

Other trouble may be emotional or psychological.

Jorth said they’re responding to an evolving situation.

You can read the full story here.

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