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Officials Discuss Higher Education
(2012-02-14)
(wkms) - Higher education costs continue to draw attention in Kentucky as college students stage what's becoming an annual rally' in Frankfort in opposition to tuition levels. But, the matter is also taking center stage at the federal level. President Obama recently called upon the higher education community to do more to help make a college education affordable. John Hayek is Senior Vice President for Budget and Planning with the State Council on Postsecondary Education. He offered his assessment of the progress made so far last night on K-E-T's Kentucky Tonight.

We really try to take a balanced approach to setting tuition. We look at issues related to college affordability the adequate funding for our institutions in terms of achieving the very aggressive goals that were put forth by the general assembly in the late 1990's"

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