June 12, 2007
Tuition Increase hindering Tax Breaks?
Here’s an interesting article from the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Efforts to Expand Higher-Education Tax Benefits Are Hindered by Tuition Increases, Senator Says
By PAUL FAIN – Washington
College leaders got good news on Monday from U.S. Sen. Max S. Baucus, who told attendees of the Chronicle Presidents Forum here that he would back legislation to increase tax breaks for higher education as well as federal student aid in coming weeks.
But the senator, a Montana Democrat who is chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said such efforts were hindered by skepticism among lawmakers that colleges are adequately trying to control costs.
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