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Community College Presidents Worried Despite 4% Budget Increase Approved Thursday

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Despite an increase in next year's budget of almost 4 percent, community college presidents say they will continue to struggle, with some having to cut security, counseling services, tutoring, and class sections. On Thursday, the Board ...

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Temple tuition rises after a freeze

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Temple University's board of trustees voted Thursday to raise tuition and fees 3.6 percent, or $500, a departure from last year, when rates were frozen. "For this year, doing zero just wasn't possible," said Ken Kaiser, senior associate vice president ...
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"some strategy going forward to provide funding to turn key some of these problems we're having in the next few years."


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