The Fight Over Higher Ed Reforms in New York

June 23, 2010

Major reforms to benefit New York State's university systems are alive but are the subject of disagreement among key legislative leaders, The New York Times reported. The reforms would give the university systems more control over setting tuition rates and using tuition revenue - steps university leaders say are much needed. Gov. David A. Paterson and Senate Democrats are backing the plan, but Assembly Democrats are resisting -- and the disagreement is stalling budget talks in the state.

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