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Making Cents of Tuition Plan
Few students, but strong opinions about UT's rising prices
"...engagement at a second forum on a proposed flat-rate tuition plan last week. Only about 50 students filtered into..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

UT Austin Offers Free Tuition to Low Income Families
Incoming Longhorns to receive more financial aid thanks to oil revenues
"...coming from low- to middle-income families will receive more tuition support, following a vote by the UT System Board..."

July 12, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

ACC Hikes Tuition
Board raises tuition as other revenue sources decline
"...Austin Community College board of trustees voted to raise tuition by $3 per credit hour. A press release from..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Gov. Perry Wants To Freeze Higher Education Tuition
"...Gov. Perry led the charge to deregulate higher education tuition. Immediately after Texas legislators approved the bill, and after..."

Sept. 25, 2012 Postmarks

Eminent Domain, Tuition Limits Pass Senate
Both bills now go to House
"...• SB 1443 would place limits on tuition increases at Texas' top universities, something that's been brewing..."

May 5, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

College Tuition or Michael Bublé?
Canadian Sinatra just wants ‘To Be Loved’
"...Yet,” for selfies with fans. One sign read “College tuition & floor tickets got us in debt.” The singer..."

Aug. 5, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

YCT Opposed Tuition Deregulation
"...and readers that the Young Conservatives of Texas opposed tuition deregulation. YCT was the only conservative organization to do..."

Oct. 28, 2009 Postmarks

Turner: End Tuition De-Reg
Speaker pro-tem to announce intention to re-regulate higher ed fees
"...by several members of the Texas Legislature to reverse tuition deregulation in Texas." However, he seems not to have..."

June 5, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: High Tuition
As the centex toll plan moves forward, Austin becomes a reluctant stepchild
"...desperately ill children in emergency rooms. They deregulate university tuition and underfund it, and force middle-class families to pick..."

March 11, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Patrick: Cut Costs for Rich Kids
Lt. gov. targets tuition credits, waivers
"...Dan Patrick seemed to propose a way to cut tuition. However, while his plan may dent bills for wealthier..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
UT System's lobbying – oops, 'legislative activities' – to gain deregulation
"...Last spring, Miller was a dedicated supporter of tuition deregulation, i.e., of giving regents the power to set..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by David Peterson

Capitol Chronicle
The controversy over tuition deregulation is only the tip of the iceberg.
"...in the whiplash last week over their approval of tuition increases for the new year. Beginning in January, they..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Michael King

The House
They say the house always wins, but sometimes ...
"...to raise money to pay for their daughter’s college tuition. Automatically, the enterprise sounds like a shoo-in for success...."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Hologram for the King
Tom Hanks stars in this seriocomic take on Dave Eggers’ 2012 novel
"...can no longer afford to pay his daughter’s college tuition, and he grabs on to his new assignment –..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Believe Me
In this faith-based comedy, frat boys create a fake charity to pay back tuition bills.
"...college until he pays back the nine grand in tuition he racked up after his scholarship ran out (perhaps..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Starbuck
A sperm donor learns 20 years after the fact that he is the father of 533 children in this mild, French-Canadian comedy.
"...It’s a good thing David’s children don’t want college tuition...."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Top 10% Debate in Bottom Percentile
SB175 session in the Senate an unfortunate model for how legislation gets passed
"..."I want to remind you of your votes on tuition deregulation," he thundered. "I want to remind you over..."

March 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House of Sand and Fog
Moody and offbeat adaptation of Andre Dubus III bestseller heralds strong debut for new director and dandy performances by Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley.
"...and plans to resell it for his son’s college tuition. Kathy is honest and well-meaning, but she’s disorganized and..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Nightwatch
"...night watchman at the local morgue to help defray tuition costs. Bad idea. Not only is his new place..."

June 19, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Students pull an all-nighter for tuition regulation
"...to illustrate their concerns over the high cost of tuition by pitching some tents and camping out on the..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
The lite guv gets religion on state college tuition
"...its word when it gave them the authority, through tuition deregulation, to charge incoming students pretty much whatever they..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

ACC Budget Axe Swings: Will It Miss Students?
The governor's 7% budget cut means drastic -- and ill-timed -- choices for Austin Community College.
"...last resort, the very last resort, would be a tuition increase for summer school only," Quintanilla said. "What we..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

Lege Wrap-Up
Education
"...idea of spending public education dollars on private school tuition entered the session geared up for their biggest push..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature

May 3 a Turning Point for ACC
The ACC community comes together to support the May 3 financial propositions
"...Capital Idea paid for her child care, transportation, and tuition costs, Martínez is close to finishing her associate's degree..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

University High
Community colleges are pushing "college credit" courses for high school students -- but the education is in doubt.
"...enrollment, the Texas Legislature permitted community colleges to waive tuition for students who attend their classes but are still..."

June 8, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

ACC Board Elections: Meet the Candidates
The candidates on taxing districts, remedial boot camps, and student culture
"...now." To continue that quality, ACC must "maintain our tuition at a level that's affordable. I know and I..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the UT Board of Regents moves ahead with a tuition increase proposed by the Tuition Policy Advisory Committee this..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature

Lege Notes
Odds and ends (mostly odds) from the 79th
"...on Tuesday passed a measure that would reregulate university tuition in 2008. The lege deregulated tuition in 2003, and..."

May 6, 2005 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...institution, those taxpayers would be eligible to pay in-district tuition rates. – Rachel Proctor May..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

How to Get Your Kids Through College
Once students enter the 'pipeline,' can educational plumbers stop the leaks?
"...should create a mentoring program, where students earn a tuition or book credit by helping entering students learn the..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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