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Pennsylvania Higher Ed Has Blueprint Now

February 15th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Pennsylvania now has its own Blueprint for Education. Governor Josh Shapiro’s proposed budget invests $975 million dollars in streamlining state-owned community colleges and universities. The Blueprint changes funding to an outcome-based formula and dramatically cuts tuition rates. A student or family making the median income or below would only pay $1,000 per semester for tuition and fees. Pennsylvania Education Secretary Khalid Mumin said it will help build a better workforce faster…