Student Achievement

Tie any future tuition increases to the rate of inflation

Tuition rates are growing faster than families can keep up with. Federal and state financial aid is not making up the difference. The 7 and 14 percent increases over the last few years are arbitrary and not based on median income familes' ability to pay. Tie tuition rates to an indicator that has grounding in the real economy

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College tuition

Suspend the program offering in-state tuition to residents of border counties. They go out of their way to not pay WA sales tax, so they are not supporting our schools, the state is just giving them a free handout. Also, end the program offering in-state tuition to 'undocumented' students. If you're not a resident of WA, you pay out of state. if you're not a citizen of the US, you don't get to go to a WA college without ...more »

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