Don’t Blame “Underfunding” for Soaring College Prices

Death, taxes, and rising college prices – these are among life’s few certainties. A new study helps shed led on the latter.
As the Washington Post’s Danielle Douglas-Gabriel reports:
Using Department of Education data, Seton Hall University professor Robert Kelchen found that inflation-adjusted fees grew faster than tuition at state schools between the 1999-2000 and 2012-2013 academic years. During that time, fees at community colleges soared 104 percent, while tuition climbed by 50 percent. Fees at four-year public colleges skyrocketed 95 percent over that period, eclipsing the 66 percent hike in tuition at the same time.
A common excuse for rising prices is that colleges and universities

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