The cost of higher education in WA hasn’t increased much, but the price has gone up — here’s why

Adjusted for inflation, the total cost of higher education hasn’t changed much since the mid-1990’s. But the state’s share of that cost has dropped like a stone. Tuition and fees have increased to make up for state funding cuts — putting

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College financial aid reforms could be at risk when Supreme Court decides on Obamacare

Here’s a little-noticed wrinkle in the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Affordable Care Act: college financial aid reform could also be at risk. The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) was passed using a reconciliation – a special legislative process used

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