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Tracking Trends
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

Chicago, Tennessee, Oregon Spearheading Free College Programs

The idea is to curb student debt and boost employment by removing cost barriers. Educators are split on its merits, with some worrying the push could divert students away from four-year schools. And some proposals could cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars, and may still leave students with debt.
Politics and Policy
2013 June 10 - 12:00 am
Illinois’ state universities and community colleges have agreed to gradually start picking up their own retirement costs under a preliminary deal that emerged at a public hearing, a step forward on a concept that’s been debated by lawmakers for more than a year.

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