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States Give Slightly More Money to Higher Education, Raising Expectations

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In Tennessee's Capitol, lawmakers agreed to a plan to pay two years of community-college tuition for all high-school graduates in the state.
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A new dynamic is emerging in many statehouses, where policy makers are debating not only how much money to appropriate for higher education but also what colleges should do to get that money.

That discussion may be a welcome change for public...

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