A $10,000 College Degree?

r-STUDENTS-UNDERGRAD-GRADUATION-large570College is extraordinarily expensive.  Students search hard for scholarships and take copious amounts of time applying for financial aid.  So, wouldn’t it be a dream come true for students to get a degree that wouldn’t leave them in dept for the rest of their lives?

The Texas Tribune writes that Governor Rick Perry wants his state’s college and universities to offer a $10,000 bachelor’s degree:

Perry also wants lawmakers to consider outcome-based financial support for those schools, basing a substantial portion of their funding on the number of degrees they issue with particular attention to degrees for at-risk students and for those in critical or essential areas of study.

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Original Post Date: February 8th, 2011

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