A plan to fix Missouri’s flawed student transfer system has narrowly passed the House.
Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.
Missouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state’s flawed student transfer law.
Only one board member cast a dissenting vote, making the analogy it was like handing someone a pistol and ask them to kill themselves.
Normandy school parents applaud the board’s decision Thursday night to go delinquent on $1.3 million worth of tuition payments to 14 other districts that have taken in transfers students.
A spokes person for the district said for the partial month of August the total to be paid to other districts is $750,000.
Room and board will also rise. The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a 2 percent boost.
University of Illinois trustees Thursday voted to raise tuition for in-state students starting school this fall by 1.7 percent.
SeekingArrangement.com says 72 UMSL coeds in 2012 were part of a trend of cash-strapped students trading a relationship with an older man for tuition money.
“We’re working on getting information to students as they’re thinking about where to apply to college, about what that ultimate price tag is,” Sheila Simon said.