How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All Students

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How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All Students
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By Bryce Covert on January 12, 2014 at 12:42 pm

How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All Students

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Tuition at public colleges came to $ 62.6 billion in 2012, according to the latest government data. That’s less than what the government already spends to subsidize the cost of college through grants, tax breaks, and work-study funds, which comes to about $ 69 billion…………… continues on ThinkProgress

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Raul Fonts, far right, an admission officer from Providence College, addresses parents of juniors Sunday at Out-of-Door Academy in Lakewood Ranch. Second from right is Carmen Perez from the University of Miami. RICHARD DYMOND/Bradenton Herald

EAST MANATEE — Katie Lang, 16, a junior at Out-of-Door Academy in Lakewood Ranch and a Braden Woods resident, is just beginning to figure out where she wants to go to college in two years.

So are fellow juniors Eric Thodal-Ness and Sid Price of nearby SaintStephen’s Episcopal School on Manatee Avenue West.

All three students and their families and an estimated 600 other students from all over the Tampa Bay area took advantage Sunday of a College Fair at Out-of-Door.

They all learned something — colleges are carefully scrutinizing them.

Before hundreds of students crowded under a tent on the Out-of-Door campus to go one-on-one with 60 college representatives, they spent

time in smaller groups taking part in Out-of-Door’s unique Tampa Bay Case Studies Program.

Students and parents were separated during the program to play the role of college admission officers trying to decide which one, among three fictitious candidates, should be admitted to a prestigious university. The exercise is…………… continues on Bradenton Herald

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