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How The Proposal For Tuition-Free In-State College May Impact Schools

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Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton wants to make in-state colleges and universities tuition-free for many students.

She’s proposing starting the program for students whose families make $85,000 a year or less, with the cap reaching those making $125,000 a year or less within five years.

But, how would that work, and what would it mean for those state schools? To help answer those questions, I’m joined by Scott Jaschik, the editor of Inside Higher Ed.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.