Proposed state-college tuition freeze reflects Nebraska's priorities
Gov. Dave Heineman's proposed tuition freeze at the University of Nebraska and state colleges represents the high priority that he and other state policy makers have placed on higher education, which also is reflected in the level of funding from the state budget.
Posted: Monday, January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Justine Goeden finds herself constantly running between her classes at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and two jobs — one at a day care center, another at a doctor's office.
But it's a price that the 20-year-old West Point, Neb., native is willing to pay to help her get her degree in library science. The jobs are a must when it comes to paying for tuition, fees, room and board and “outrageously expensive” textbooks.
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