Repeal of a no-interest college loan program will have hundreds of incoming students looking for other ways to pay for higher education this year.
Lexi Clark, an incoming freshman at the University of North Texas this fall, was second on a waiting list of more than 400 incoming UNT students hoping to receive the loan that covers $4,000 in tuition each semester.
Financial advisers assured Clark she would get it, but just months before the first day of school, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill that ended the program.
“The whole situation...