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Missoulian: Montana Earns D-plus on New Higher Ed Report Card

By Martin Kidston

“Montana earns high marks for holding the line on the rising cost of tuition, but it’s losing ground to other states in its contributions to financial aid and per-student spending, according to a new higher education report card. Young Invincibles, a national think tank based in Washington, D.C., developed a scoring system allowing students to compare what states spend on education, tuition and other budgetary mechanisms.” Read more here.