state budget http://kcur.org en College Tuition Rises While State Funding Decreases http://kcur.org/post/college-tuition-rises-while-state-funding-decreases <p></p><p></p><p>It's a struggle today for college students to pay their tuition. As costs continue to rise, states are backing away from funding higher education. Steve Kraske talks with the co-author of a <a href="http://chronicle.com/article/An-Era-of-Neglect/145045/">recent report</a> on this very problem. They look at why lawmakers in so many states are turning their backs on helping students get their degrees.</p><p><strong>Learn More: </strong>Find out who pays for public higher education, <a href="http://chronicle.com/article/Who-Pays-More/145063/">the state or the student</a>.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:34:05 +0000 Steve Kraske & Hannah Copeland 57993 at http://kcur.org College Tuition Rises While State Funding Decreases Kansas House Committee Looks For Budget Cuts http://kcur.org/post/kansas-house-committee-looks-budget-cuts <p><span style="font-size: 12pt;">A Kansas House committee is crafting that chamber's version of the state budget, and cutting is on the mind of some lawmakers. The committee is looking at a series of spending cuts requested by Governor Sam Brownback last summer. </span> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:17:44 +0000 Stephen Koranda 33333 at http://kcur.org Kansas House Committee Looks For Budget Cuts