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Diverse Magazine: Analysis: Most U.S. States Failing on Higher Education Spending

By Ronald Roach

“With President Obama calling for state-based funding to help support the free community college tuition program he has recently proposed, states can be expected to face new scrutiny over declining funding that state higher education systems have experienced in recent decades. The plan seeks joint responsibility between states and the federal government in which the feds would provide 75 percent of the funds to send students to community colleges while the states would furnish the rest.” Read more here.