December 17, 1999
As Economy Chugs Along, States Pour Money Into Higher Education
Annual study finds 7-per-cent increase in spending on colleges, the biggest rise of the 1990s
Big jumps in many states' budgets for community colleges have helped drive yet another year of robust growth in overall state spending on higher education.
States allocated about 7 per cent, or $3.7-billion, more money for college
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