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Falling funding for higher ed…

Here's a link to my full story at spokesman.com on the University of Idaho's budget situation. The U of I and LCSC kicked off a full week of education budget hearings in JFAC, which continue tomorrow with BSU, ISU and health education programs. For next year, the governor's budget proposes $35.1 million less in funding for Idaho's four-year colleges and universities combined, a 14 percent drop from this year's budget, which itself was set at $32 million below the previous year's budget, an 11 percent drop.



Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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