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Promise scholars can attend classes part-time amid pandemic

Officials for the Kalamazoo Promise say they will fund students who decide to take classes part-time.

The Kalamazoo Promise announced Monday it will waive its full-time enrollment requirement for students this fall.

The program, launched in 2005, pays for tuition and fees for Kalamazoo Public School graduates to most colleges and universities in the state.

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“We know many of you will be able to maintain your full-time status,” reads a post on the program’s Facebook page. “However, if taking fewer courses is helpful, we hope you will take advantage of this change.”

The post said the program had already reached out to participating schools to notify them of the change.

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