Tuition Increases – Don’t Blame Colleges

Tuitions have been rising faster than the rate of inflation. So some in the US Congress want to limit increases somehow. But those increases haven’t been the result of higher-education spending sprees. “From New York to California it’s the same story. The proportion of public-college budgets supplied by the state has dropped precipitously. Someone has to pay for public colleges. Should state colleges take the heat when the legislatures purposely shift the burden from taxpayers onto students and their parents?”