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Plan to rescue HOPE OK'd by Deal
Funding for remedial classes, pre-K programs to suffer cuts
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ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have agreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship that would cap the awards so they no longer rise as tuition does, effectively ending a 20-year-old audacious promise: free public college tuition to any student who earned a B average or better. Deal plans to announce the plan on Tuesday, Senate President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams told The Associated Press on Thursday.
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