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Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College Students - CBS Local

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Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College Students CBS Local Tom Corbett — says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor's degree at...
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College Price Hikes Appear to be Moderating | Black America Web

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There's some good news on college tuition. Yes, the cost has gone up — but not as much as in the past. For in-state students at a four-year public college or university, published tuition and fees ...
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How Washington Could Make College Tuition Free (Without Spending a Penny More on Education)

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Washington already spends enough on student aid to cover tuition for each and every public college student in America. Maybe it's time to give that a try?

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Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s curator insight, March 8, 2013 6:56 PM

Here's a little known fact: With what the federal government spent on its various and sundry student aid initiatives last year, it could have covered the tuition bill of every student at every public college in the country. Doing so might have required cutting off financial aid at Yale, Amherst, the University of Phoenix, and every other private university. But at this point, that might be a trade worth considering. 

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An Inheritance That Could Foul Financial Aid - Forbes

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An Inheritance That Could Foul Financial Aid Forbes The children are now in high school making plans to go to college, but the evil sister-in-law (their aunt) won't release the money for their education – she thinks they should wait until they are...
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The high cost of 'free' college | MinnPost

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Over the past year, there has been an explosion of interest in so-called “massive open online courses” or MOOCs, for short. These courses promise to open college education to a much wider audience, teaching tens of ...
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Colorado Education-Tax Measure Fails - Wall Street Journal

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The Denver Channel Colorado Education-Tax Measure Fails Wall Street Journal A ballot measure to raise income taxes to fund education in Colorado failed by a wide margin Tuesday, two years after state voters rejected a similar plan to increase taxes...
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