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This Is What Happens When You Slash Funding for Public Universities

Like other struggling schools, the University of Arizona is raising out-of-state tuition—and courting the affluent students who can afford to pay it.

by Michelle Goldberg

Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:01pm
John Boehner claims public financing had nothing to do with the Amtrak disaster, but like so many others, it can be directly traced to funding shortfalls.
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:04pm
Unpredictable days, part-time work, and digital scheduling—welcome to the new battle over the clock.
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 3:34pm

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