Posts Tagged ‘budget cuts’

The curious relationship between state budget cuts and student debt

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 6:30 am, Last Updated: October 3, 2014 at 11:28 am

By Ángel Cabrera and Kirk Heffelmire In the end, our state appropriation was not cut by 5%, as it was originally announced, but by 3.8%.  Across the Commonwealth, higher education will see, on average, a reduction of 3.3% in state support a consequence of the tax revenue shortfall Virginia faces. This reduction in funding is not an […]