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Document Number: 10577

College Funding in Context: Understanding the Difference in Higher Education Appropriations Across the States - As state funding for higher education declined over the past 20 years, community colleges and universities responded by raising tuition - 112% at four-year public universities. At the same time a stagnant economy increased the necessity of a good education, causing students and their families to take on unprecedented debt. Factors influencing higher education funding are analyzed and presented so they can be used by stakeholders and advocates to leverage greater support. (Demos, December 2012)...

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