Report – State Funding Cuts Raising Tuition and Putting Higher Education Out of Reach for Many Families (revised)

MIchael Mitchell, Vincent Palacios, Michael Leachman |

Deep state funding cuts have major consequences for public colleges and universities. The cuts have led to both steep tuition increases and spending cuts that may diminish the quality of education available to students at a time when a highly educated workforce is more crucial than ever to the nation‰’s economic future and its widening gap between rich and poor families.