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California wants more college students to graduate debt-free. How’s the Middle Class Scholarship going so far?

A budget deal between lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsmon includes $227 million more for the state’s Middle Class Scholarship, part of a commitment to eventually remove any reason for public university students to borrow loans. The revised program debuted last year, sending an average of nearly $2,000 to 300,000 students.