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Political Headlines: How candidates for Virginia governor are tackling college affordability

Political Headlines: How candidates for Virginia governor are tackling college affordability

Since 2007, the price of tuition at Virginia’s public universities has skyrocketed, with the average cost of tuition and mandatory fees at a public four-year institution increasing 71 percent, to $12,137, according to an article in The Virginian-Pilot this week. How Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates plan to make college more affordable is one of the pressing issues some parents across the Commonwealth want to…

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“EDITORIAL: Why is the price tag so high?”

“EDITORIAL: Why is the price tag so high?”

Why is the price tag so high for college in Virginia? That’s exactly what the Martinsville Bulletin asked this week in their editorial here just after the University of Virginia announced a 2.2 percent increase in tuition costs for in-state and 3.5 percent for out of state students. “We pay the price because we have to,” the editorial stated. “If we don’t,…

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Rising Cost of Tuition Often Leads to Food Insecurity

Rising Cost of Tuition Often Leads to Food Insecurity

With the rising cost of a college education, students across the country are having to make difficult financial decisions when it comes to finding the funding to complete their degrees. That increasingly means students face forced cuts living expenses, including food. And that includes students on Virginia public college campuses. According to a recent report produced by the College and…

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