The Children’s Education Council of Missouri supports and advocates for policies that encourage access to high quality educational options for all Missouri students, including those who do not succeed in a traditional academic setting.
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The average cost of tuition and fees at a public four-year college in 2009-10 was $7,020 – a 235-percent increase since 1980-81. Over the same time span, the average tuition at a public community college rose 150 percent, to $2,544.
- www.gatesfoundation.org, 2009