Michigan college tuition

6:58 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Undocumented immigrants lobby for in-state tuition

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Tuition parity will be introduced as part of immigration reform package
There were few opportunities for girls when Albania's civil war ended in the late 1990s, so Resilda Karafili's parents put her on a plane to Metro Detroit when she was 10 to live with relatives and get an education. It was years before Karafili realized that she had been sent to the United States without proper documents.
7:48 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Report finds Michigan's tuition costs among nation's highest

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State Higher Education Executive Officers Association finds tuition in Michigan has increased nearly 24% in last five years
Tuition costs for public colleges and universities are at a record high nationally while state funding to higher education is at its lowest level in 25 years, according to a national report released Wednesday.
8:30 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Democratic state lawmakers introduce bill to cover college tuition costs

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Democratic lawmakers say eliminating some types of tax credits would pay for plan. Republicans are skeptical.
LANSING, MI - Michigan's Senate Democrats are preparing to formally announce the reintroduction of a proposal they say is aimed at covering the costs of college tuition for state students, primarily by eliminating some types of business tax credits. The leader of the Senate Democrats - Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing - calls it the Michigan 2020 plan.