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Tuition Freeze In Place At State Schools

Higher education budgets are getting their first increase from the Washington general fund since 2009, and with that boost, comes a mandated one-year tuition freeze that provides a welcome break for those paying for college.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2013

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Plan Would Make Tuition Free At Ore. Colleges

On college campuses across the United States, the eternal optimism of youth has been throttled out by a fear of crushing student debt. That’s certainly the case in Oregon, where the cost of tuition has soared as public funding for higher education has declined.

07/03/2013

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Ore. Senate Passes Bill Barring Universities From Asking Students For Facebook Passwords

The Senate has passed a bill that would bar universities and community colleges from requiring students or prospective students to provide login information for their Facebook and other social media accounts.

04/22/2013

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Wash. Universities Not Happy With Gov.’s Tuition Plan

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s goal of not raising college tuition over the next two years is not sitting well with the leaders of Washington’s universities, who say the proposal fails to recognize the budget problems they face.

12/30/2012

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Enrollment Growth Slows At Oregon Universities

Enrollment in Oregon’s public universities has hit an all-time high, but the growth rate has slowed after four years of spikes.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012