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Why are tuition costs rising at public universities?

college.supportAn article in the Seattle Times makes it clear.  Between 1991 and 2014, per-capita taxpayer support for the University of Washington has decreased 62% – from $95 per capita to $36 per capita. (Per-capita taxpayer support for Washington’s community college system has decreased by only 28%, and is now 2.5 times as great as support for UW: $89 vs. $36.)

Sometimes, you get what you pay for …

Read the article here.

June 17, 2014