From Atlanta Blogs News Source: http://blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-bargain-hunter/2013/01/03/clark-howard-a-college-degree-shouldnt-leave-you-broke/?cxntfid=blogs_atlanta_bargain_hunter
Consumer expert Clark Howard’s column appears here each Thursday in conjunction with Deal Spotter, a weekly print section in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Listen to Clark’s live radio show 8-10 p.m. weekdays on AM750 and 95.5FM News/Talk WSB. The state of Texas has come up with a solution to the high cost of college that I’m hoping will be a model for other states to follow. Gov. Rick Perry remains on target with a promise he made in his State of the State address: To allow the state’s university system to deliver a standard four-year degree for a total cost of $10,000. The Texas Tribune reports that the first degree available for $10,000 is in information technology. Four-year degrees in business administration and organizational leadership are next on tap. Among the 10 participating Texas colleges are Angelo State University, University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M University-Commerce. Florida has a different way to get to the same goal. It’s converted ?
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